[alsa-devel] Trying to get unsupported CODEC to work

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Nov 5 13:13:31 CET 2009

At Thu, 5 Nov 2009 05:44:51 -0600,
Alex Austin wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 5, 2009 at 4:47 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > ...snip...
> > So, the only reason it won't work now is because of duplicate control
> > names?
> >
> > Basically yes.  PCM devices are assigned more or less dynamically.
> >
> So, assuming no control names conflict, what will alsamixer display
> for "Chip:"? Just curious. Doesn't really matter.

This would be the name of the last codec chip to be set.
The mixer->chip identification doesn't work for this kind of hardware,

Note that we had once multiple mixer interfaces on the card, but we
abandoned it because this resulted in nothing but complexity.


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