[alsa-devel] ASOC, SPDIF and AC97

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Wed May 28 18:10:02 CEST 2008

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 09:40:13AM -0400, Jon Smirl wrote:

> can do this. Does ALSA hand me the two buffers simultaneously? I
> haven't located any code yet supporting independent playback.

It shouldn't be fundamentally different to multiple independent records
which the PXA code does support.  If you present them as separate PCMs
then ALSA won't synchronise them for you.

> > The ASoC AC97 support doesn't use the AC97 patch infrastructure at all -
> >  it's completely independent so things are pretty much as you describe,
> >  everything is in the CODEC drivers.

> I've figured out now that the pci codec code is independent of the
> asoc code. Are there plans to unify this in the future?

I'm not aware of anyone working on doing so.

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