Subject: Re: PCMCIA sound cards
To: None <>
From: Lennart Augustsson <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/16/2000 12:33:56
Jason R Thorpe wrote:

> On Fri, Dec 15, 2000 at 08:28:36PM -0500, Lennart Augustsson wrote:
>  > > Do we support any PCMCIA sound cards in 1.5 or -current, and if not, how
>  > > difficult would it be to make them work if they used a wss/sb chipset?
>  >
>  > AFAIK we don't support any.  But it would be easy if they are wss/sb compatible.
> ...errr, except for the fact that PCMCIA doesn't support DMA (at least
> in any chipset-independent way).

Hmmm, but the WSS/SB doesn't do DMA on its own.  It uses the i8237 DMA
controller.  Perhaps that helps?

    -- Lennart