[alsa-devel] Problems with safe API and snd-cs46xx

Tony Vroon tony at linx.net
Mon Sep 7 15:29:15 CEST 2009

On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 14:32 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> Hm, I don't know of "safe API"...

It is described here:

Should this be incomplete or otherwise incorrect it would be useful to
have a rebuttal.

> A small test case, preferably a short C program just to reproduce
> the problem would be really needed in such a case.  It's very hard to
> guess what's going on and what is actually wrong in the driver only
> from your problem description, because of no obvious debug logs.

If it is anything like the Aureal Vortex bug, the minimum period size
doesn't make sense. Unlike the older the ALSA plugin, the new ALSA-NG
plugin in Audacious opens the audio device with defaults and does not
attempt to set period sizes.
The code is available here:

> thanks,
> Takashi

Tony V.
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