HAL does not detect and classify OSS4 devices

Danny Kukawka danny.kukawka at web.de
Fri Mar 7 03:32:11 PST 2008

On Donnerstag, 14. Februar 2008, apriori at dkc-clan.de wrote:
> Hi all,
> while HAL seems to work perfectly for OSS3 it doesn't work at all for OSS4
> (because of many changes in that version). E.g. KDE4 will depend on HAL's
> information to detect e.g. audio devices so it won't work with OSS4 right
> now just because of this missing support by HAL. What could be done to
> support it?

IMO nothing. I taked a look at the source and it looks to me as if there is no 
sysfs or udev support in this package. IMO we shouldn't add without these 
essential issues support to HAL for it. And AFAIK KDE4 don't depend on OSS4, 
in-kernel oss and also support works fine.


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