[alsa-devel] possible problem in s3c24xx-pcm.c in git-devel branch

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Mon Nov 17 12:00:10 CET 2008

On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 05:20:35PM +0100, christian pellegrin wrote:

> initially loading but I remembered that there were only 2 buffers
> loaded because the lower level dma enqueue function returned error
> after that. I never saw problems with aplay and madplay.

No errors were being returned - the problems were all in the audio
output but the applications weren't aware of this.

> I will try to do some changes in that code but my worry is how to know
> how many periods are filled with data for sure by the upper ALSA
> layers (I'm not an expert in ASLA as you can see).

It's really up to the application how much data it tries to provide.

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