[alsa-devel] Unable to set ALSA buffer size

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Mon Dec 13 09:59:18 CET 2010

Irfan Shaikh wrote:
> I am trying to set my alsa buffer size as 1024*8. But my playback
> device is not able to set to requested ALSA buffer size.
> Is there any other forcible way to do the above.

No; you cannot use buffer/period size that are not supported by your
hardware.  If your program isn't designed to run with some specific
device, it must be able to cope with any buffer size.

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