Date: 11-02-03 18:27
I've got a yamaha chip in my notebook, which worked fine under 4.4.
I don't recall the exact chip, and don't have the notebook in front of me. The notebook is 3 or 4 years old by now, so it's not exactly a new chip.
I just added the pcm device in the kernel config, and then did a MAKEDEV on /dev/snd0 and it worked properly.