[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Re: iec958 switch uneffective while playing ac3 stream

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Fri Apr 6 21:44:06 CEST 2007

On 4/6/07, Dominique Dumont <domi.dumont at free.fr> wrote:
> Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> writes:
> > OK, now it's on HG tree.
> Thanks.
> > While we're at it...  I did a quick hack to add a new mixer element to
> > choose the SPDIF playback route, either "Analog Duplicate" or
> > "Exclusive PCM".  (On AD codecs, it has more items for analog
> Hmm, I hope you won't think I'm nitpicking, but this term "Exclusive
> PCM" might be misleading as AC3 or DTS streams are not PCM...
> May be "Exlusive Digital" would be better... Does any native english
> speaker have a better suggestion ?

How about Digital Mode: { Independent | Shared }?  Similar to the
existing controls for surround jack mode.


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