[alsa-devel] How much of the X-Fi (emu20k1) chip has Creative documented?
spike at spykes.net
Sun Jan 24 15:26:55 CET 2010
On Sun, 24 Jan 2010 11:28:13 +0100
Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Sat, 23 Jan 2010 14:46:37 -0800 (PST),
> Chris Rankin wrote:
> > --- On Sat, 23/1/10, Brendan Pike <spike at spykes.net> wrote:
> > > I'm 100% sure that HwMix is supported. When I said direct
> > > hardware access I meant it. I'm sure anyone else with an XFi card
> > > can confirm this too.
> > That's just it - someone on Phoronix is saying that it isn't supported:
> > http://www.phoronix.com/forums/showthread.php?t=21486
> > "Just as a FYI multi voice hardware mixing is not present in the linux x-fi drivers."
> > That post is dated 17th Jan 2010.
> It's a wrong information.
X-Fi is such a generic term these days with Creative.
There are non emu20k1/2 based X-Fi's that do NOT support HWMix.
The Phoronix post was probably referring to those cards and thinking
it applies to all of them as a result.
Just a peek in the source code would show you that the hardware SRC is
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