[alsa-devel] Basic DMA question
tiwai at suse.de
Wed Mar 28 12:16:08 CEST 2007
At Mon, 26 Mar 2007 11:28:59 +0200,
Sven Johnsson wrote:
> I have already read the ALSA driver document. What I really like to
> understand is when DMA transfers are invoked, and what the source and
> destination for the transfer is.
The DMA transfer is started/stopped in trigger callback.
In the case of typical playback, the source is the buffer the driver
allocated (in hw_params callback) and the destination is the
hardware. The DMA setup is usually done in prepare callback.
> 2007/3/26, Rene Herman <rene.herman at gmail.com>:
> > On 03/26/2007 03:13 AM, Sven Johnsson wrote:
> > > I'm new to writing ALSA drivers, and I could use some help on
> > > clarifying how DMA is used in ALSA.
> > "Writing an ALSA Driver" is a useful document. Google will find it...
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> > Thanks,
> > Rene
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Sven
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