[alsa-devel] [RFC 3/4] ASoC SST: add mid machine driver

Koul, Vinod vinod.koul at intel.com
Tue Dec 28 16:43:45 CET 2010

On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 08:28:04PM +0530, Mark Brown wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 05:41:27PM +0530,  Koul, Vinod wrote:
> > From: Vinod Koul <vinod.koul at intel.com>
> >
> > This patch adds the mic machine driver
> > The mid machine driver glues the msic and mid_platfrom driver to form the
> asoc sound driver
> A machine driver should be for a particular machine, describing how the
> various components have been connected on that particular machine.  This
> looks like you're trying to do a single machine driver for all systems.
Yes that is the intention, that's why a table.
At least currently we plan to use single machine driver for two platforms and
having 4 codecs. For now most of the code is reuse in machine driver so would
make sense to have common driver.

> Probably this should have some sort of name indicating that it's for use
> with systems that are trying to do something using the BIOS scheme
> you've got for these systems; I'd expect that if the systems get much
> traction in the market you'll also end up with systems implementing
> regular ASoC machine drivers too.
Yes I am also divided on which approach to take


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