[alsa-devel] ice1724 SPDIF buffer size?

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Oct 7 11:58:23 CEST 2009

At Wed, 07 Oct 2009 00:01:33 -0600,
Robert Hancock wrote:
> I noticed that in the ice1724 driver, we set a default and maximum 
> preallocated buffer size of 256K for the "professional" stream, but only 
> 64K for the SPDIF and independent stereo pair streams, even though the 
> hardware supports 256K for all streams. Is there any reason why we can't 
> use 256K for all of them?

I don't remember any reasons.

> I made this change here and it seems to work fine (for SPDIF at least, 
> haven't tested stereo). From a power and CPU usage perspective, it makes 
> sense to allow as big a buffer as possible for when latency isn't critical..

Care to send your fix patch so that I can merge?



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