[alsa-devel] hda-intel and runtime power-management
pierre-louis.bossart at linux.intel.com
Mon Aug 15 23:04:46 CEST 2011
> Another approach would be to set the stream to mute when paused and let
> the codec do the amp power check which will power it down if needed.
> What do you think?
PulseAudio and other equivalent layers don't pause the output. They close
the ALSA sink after a timeout and reopen it when the sink/Hal state change.
You may want to avoid working your tail off with a seemingly smart way of
using the paused state, if in the end it's not that useful...
My 2 cents,
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