Support for "old" hardware (was:Re: kern/148741: [sound] Headphones are deaf (do not work) on Lenovo ThinkPad X300)

Dieter BSD dieterbsd at
Thu Dec 6 21:28:18 UTC 2012

> Alexander writes:
>> AC'97 is absolutely different beast. It is so old that I have no plans
>> to spend my time on fixing it.

AC97 is still being used in new designs.

Andriy writes:
> Is Alexander obliged to work on support for this hardware?

Alexander is not obliged to add new support, but is obliged to
not break existing support.

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