re maestro3

raoul megelas rmgls at
Sat Aug 27 16:42:34 GMT 2005

on Sat, 27 Aug 2005 11:09:38 +0900 Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at> wrote:
On Fri, Aug 12, 2005 at 01:09:08PM +0200, raoul megelas wrote:

>> hello all,
>> dmesg prints the following lines:
>> pcm0: <ESS Technology Maestro3> port 0xdc00-0xdcff mem 0xf6ffe000-0xf6ffffff irq 5 at device 3.0 on pci2
>> pcm0: failed: rid 0x10 is ioport, requested 3
>> pcm0: <SigmaTel STAC9721/23 AC97 Codec>
>> the machine is an old laptop: Dell Inspiron 8000.
>> Can you explain this a bit more, please?
>> is it only a warning, or an error?

> It's error, but the driver try to use IO ports. So if it work for
> you you can ignore this. It seems that early revision of the chip
> uses IO port only. There had been several reports for the failure
> of this type of IO memory allocation. Linux drvier for maestro3
> also seems to use IO port only.

thanks, its clear now.

>> the card seems to work fine.

> How about hardware volume control and suspend/resume?

soft volume works, (the two volume keys are not defined
because i have not tehir scancode. they work on other OSes.
suspend/resume work fine.

Hope this can serve.


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