[alsa-devel] S16_LE + softvol = bad

Alexander E. Patrakov patrakov at gmail.com
Wed Jan 23 12:21:46 CET 2008

Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Thu, 17 Jan 2008 20:01:09 +0500,
> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>> 2008/1/17, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de>:
>>> ... and the below is the fix.  Give it a try.
>> Tested with no explicit defaults.pcm.dmix.format, with explicit
>> S16_LE, and with explicit S32_LE, all with Intel HD audio and the PC
>> speaker (total 6 cases, including one meaningless). In all cases, the
>> code was able to choose the correct format for talking with hardware
>> (i.e., the worst of (a) explicitly specified, if any, and (b) the best
>> hardware-supported one). Thanks for a quick fix!
> Thanks for checking.  I applied it to HG tree now.

Could you please apply the same tweak (use the best available sample format 
unless overridden) to dsnoop, too?

Alexander E. Patrakov

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