[alsa-devel] Verifying mixer dB data/Invalid dB data from USB cards, especially Aureon 5.1 MkII

Raymond Yau superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Tue Feb 23 09:43:03 CET 2010

2010/2/22 Lennart Poettering <mznyfn at 0pointer.de>

> On Sun, 21.02.10 11:49, Raymond Yau (superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com) wrote:
> > The most common onboard audio is HDA so this is not any exceptional cases
> >
> > Those HDA multi streaming  feature are most users wanted in desktop
> > enviornment, are pulseaudio really designed for deskop or just only for
> > notebook and mobile ?
> >
> > The front panel green/pink jack can be used by one application while the
> > rear panel audio jacks can be used to another application for surround or
> > mic for karaoke
> >  Send a game's sound through 5.1 speakers while the Internet chatting
> audio
> > is sent through your headset.
> More often than not you'd probably use two seperate cards for that.

why do you need another sound card when you onboard audio HDA already
support this feature ?

e.g. Skype can use alsa hw device for better latency


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