[alsa-devel] [PATCH 2/8] ASoC: OMAP: RX-51 Machine driver and AIC34b_dummy driver

Eduardo Valentin eduardo.valentin at nokia.com
Fri Oct 9 08:37:20 CEST 2009

On Fri, Oct 09, 2009 at 07:44:00AM +0200, Jarkko Nikula wrote:
> On Thu, 8 Oct 2009 14:11:16 +0100
> Mark Brown <broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com> wrote:
> > What is an "AIC34b_dummy (block B)"?  You probably want to split it out
> > into a separate patch.
> > 
> I think this is the reason why Eduardo mentioned my name in the commit
> log :-)

Yeah, I mentioned Jarkko because he was the person who initially wrote those drivers :-).

But I can split then if you prefer. No problem.

> Yep, dummy driver is for block B of AIC34 which is basically dual AIC33
> in a same package.

Yes. This is correct.

> > > + * TODO:
> > > + * - Get rid of this driver, at least when ASoC v2 is merged and when
> > > + *   we can support multiple codec instances in tlv320aic3x.c driver.
> > > + *   This driver is hacked only for Nokia RX51 HW.
> > 
> > Could you please explain what the issue here is?  A description of the
> > hardware would go a long way here.
> > 
> Eduardo, please correct me if I remember wrong  but block B of AIC34 is
> not used as an codec as such but more like an amplifier and analogic
> mixer with digital parts unused. So with this dummy driver the HW
> features were easier to support than to develop multiple intance
> support for codec drivers.

Yes. This is also correct. It is more like an amplifier / mixer.
I think that's why you named it dummy :-).

But I think I should add this info as a comment inside the code.

> -- 
> Jarkko

Eduardo Valentin
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