[alsa-devel] ASOC, SPDIF and AC97

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Wed May 28 22:15:40 CEST 2008

On 5/28/08, Mark Brown <broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> 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 synchronize them for you.

Any words of wisdom on how to synchronize?

>  > > 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.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at gmail.com

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