[alsa-devel] looping S/PDIF data

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Mon Jun 30 20:21:09 CEST 2008

On 30-06-08 19:11, Pierre Ossman wrote:

> On Sat, 21 Jun 2008 14:14:38 +0200
> Rene Herman <rene.herman at keyaccess.nl> wrote:
>> On 21-06-08 01:09, Pierre Ossman wrote:
>>> trident: pause s/pdif output
>>> Stop the S/PDIF DMA engine and output when the device is told to pause.
>>> It will keep on looping the current buffer contents if this isn't done.
>>> Signed-off-by: Pierre Ossman <drzeus at drzeus.cx>
>> Verified to fix the reported pause problem on a 4DWaveNX (and indeed to 
>> not affect a 4DWaveDX). The Trident SPDIF doesn't seem capable of 44100 
>> which for me means it's not all that useful but you no doubt know 
>> yourself that/if it is for you...
>> Tested-by: Rene Herman <rene.herman at gmail.com>
> Sooo.... ack? nak? limbo?

... come on shake your body baby, do the limbo, I know ...

Your fix is commit f19a62ecba9d0963cee2b673f0ad34917b5e57ad in the 
"sound-2.6" git repo (Takashi Iwai's tree), branch "master", at


also viewable at:


That commit is pre the 1.0.17-rc3 release/tag so it's in. Will find its 
way into the kernel during the next merge window no doubt...


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