[alsa-devel] How to set idle S/PDIF sample rate?

Matt Whitlock matt at whitlock.name
Tue Feb 26 23:25:35 CET 2008

On Tuesday, 26 February 2008 9:01:17 am Takashi Iwai wrote:
> There is a clear difference between "default" and "spdif" PCMs.
> The default uses dmix plugin with the fixed 48kHz rate.  The spdif is
> a direct access and can use all rates the codec chip supports (but no
> soft-mixing).

Well yes, I knew that.  I was trying to show you the inconsistencies of state in ALSA's handling of the S/PDIF output under various sequences of actions.

Can I assume at this point that there is no way to set the idle S/PDIF output sample rate to 44100 Hz?  That is my original question.

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