PulseAudio vs XO hardware & drivers

Peter Robinson pbrobinson at gmail.com
Mon Nov 28 11:55:07 EST 2011

On Mon, Nov 28, 2011 at 4:19 PM, Martin Langhoff <martin at laptop.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 23, 2011 at 1:10 PM, Daniel Drake <dsd at laptop.org> wrote:
>> At the time it completely failed on XO-1 with IO errors in the logs. I
>> doubt it was a hard bug, we just took the shortcut of removing it.
> Thanks. I had the impression it was something deeper. In any case,
> both our kernels' audio and PA were pretty green at the time.
> Might be worth a re-visit for 12.1.0 .
>> It definitely needs reevaluating now - we should follow the direction
>> that Fedora and other distros have taken, and this is certainly it.
>> However, I suspect getting all of our use cases (TamTam, measure,
>> speak, record, ...) all working smoothly on 3 laptop models will be a
>> fair amount of work.
> Yeah -- pain :-/

We might not be so bad as people think as its been used in SoaS for
ages and we have no real issues with it and that's a much wider HW
variety to support (and believe me we get a wide collection of weird


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