[coreboot] [PATCH] sb600: don't load verb for codec
c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Fri Mar 5 15:03:19 CET 2010
On 05.03.2010 11:13, Stefan Reinauer wrote:
> On 3/5/10 10:29 AM, Bao, Zheng wrote:
>> Don't load verb in BIOS stage. It is not BIOS's responsibility.
> Who is responsible for that, then?
> On i945 I definitely don't get sound on most systems if I don't load the
> verb in coreboot. I also don't think the Linux drivers do it.
>> And we can not have verb for every single codec.
> Have a look at the i82801gx southbridge; I think it was based on the
> sb600 code, but I changed it so I can have a per mainboard verb table.
I think we should try to mirror the behaviour of the vendor BIOS. The
Linux kernel source has some interesting info about HD Audio:
"I do consider assignment statements and pointer variables to be among
computer science's most valuable treasures."
-- Donald E. Knuth
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