[alsa-devel] Multistreaming Playback using Front Panel Headphone with realtek codec

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu May 5 11:54:28 CEST 2011

At Wed, 4 May 2011 23:42:24 +0800,
Raymond Yau wrote:
> Request for testers to test the patch
> Multistreaming allows you to listen to one audio source through the back
> panel speakers and a second audio source through front panel headphones or
> speakers.
> Hardware requirement
> 1) 10 channels realtek codec (e.g. alc892) which already work with
> model=auto
> 2) Headphone at front panel and Line out at rear panel
> "hw:0,0" is used for the rear panel audio jack
> "hw:0,2" is used for the front panel headphone when "Independent HP" is
> switched ON

I'd name it differently, e.g. "Headphone Stream Mode" taking "Slave" and
"Independent", or such.  An enum with "ON" and "OFF" is no sensible choice.


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