[alsa-devel] [PATCH 1/2] Remove definition for surround sound devices on ICE1712.

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Tue Jan 20 13:48:36 CET 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, Diego E. 'Flameeyes' Petten? wrote:

> The ICE1712-based cards are non-surround cards with only stereo final
> output. It's not possible to use them as surround cards, so these 
> devices don't make sense.

ICE1712 has 8 independent outputs, so why surround definitions do not 
make sense?

> They also don't work since opening those devices with less than the 
> amount of channels will fail.

Probably slave.pcm.channels definition is missing? But I wonder why it 
does not work automatically.


Jaroslav Kysela <perex at perex.cz>
Linux Kernel Sound Maintainer
ALSA Project, Red Hat, Inc.

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