[alsa-devel] resetting an audio device?

Clemens Ladisch cladisch at fastmail.net
Thu Sep 20 08:47:19 CEST 2007

william estrada wrote:
>    I got my alsa player code to work.  Now I need to figure out how to
> reset the audio device?  I don't want to close the device, just recycle
> it.

When the device is not running (i.e., after calling snd_pcm_drop()),
call snd_pcm_hw_free() to free the configuration; then you can set a
new configuration with the snd_pcm_hw_params* functions.


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