[alsa-devel] Accessing alsa device in kernel space.

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 6 16:25:28 CEST 2007

At Sun, 5 Aug 2007 19:11:23 +0300,
Vasily Khoruzhick wrote:
> Hi, how to access to alsa device from kernel space?
> I want to create driver for virtual soundcard, that will perform mixing and 
> rate converting in kernelspace, and put result in real hardware. But I found 
> no documentation how to open alsa device in kernel space :(

You shouldn't do it.  It'd be horribly messy.
If you'd like to access the device files of other hardwares, simply
use the user-space solution.


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