[alsa-devel] multi-channel playback regression

Jaroslav Kysela perex at perex.cz
Thu Jul 23 10:39:04 CEST 2009

On Thu, 23 Jul 2009, Takashi Iwai wrote:

> At Thu, 23 Jul 2009 10:14:27 +0200 (CEST),
> Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
>> On Thu, 23 Jul 2009, Wu Fengguang wrote:
>>>> Is this with the patched (as is on sound git tree) kernel?
>>> Yes, it's unmodified latest git tree.
>>>> What if changing from #if 1 to #if 0?
>>> This makes 8-channel playback work again.
>> Can we check if we running under VMWare at runtime?
> No idea.  But, an option to allow to choose manually might be usefl
> for other broken hardwares that require a similar fallback like
> VMware, although this doesn't conflict with the automatic detection
> of vmware.

Yes, maybe a sysfs attribute might be useful.


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

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