[alsa-devel] Testing ALSA and OSS drivers

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu May 24 19:17:31 CEST 2007

At Tue, 22 May 2007 13:29:56 +0530,
Pharaoh . wrote:
> Hi
> I am planning to write an ALSA driver for an OMAP based board, I already
> have an OSS driver written for my board, but it
> is a 2.4 kernel.
> Question:
> I am trying to bring up Linux for my board (the board is supported), how can
> I test whether the oss drivers are working fine or not? I just have to check
> whether operations like playback and recording etc work as expected. Any
> pointers will be helpful.

There is no useful test suite I know of.

Usually I test sample files with various sample formats, sample rates
and channels via standard player like aplay or some for OSS.
Check MP3 and/or OGG playbacks, mic and line-in recordings.
Also, test mixers via aumix (for OSS).


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