[alsa-devel] Logical device name for 4-channel microphones?
tanuk at iki.fi
Wed Apr 25 15:11:28 CEST 2012
On Tue, 2012-04-24 at 16:09 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Tue, 24 Apr 2012 16:08:45 +0200,
> Clemens Ladisch wrote:
> > Tanu Kaskinen wrote:
> > > My problem is that I'd like to make Pulseaudio handle 4-channel webcam
> > > microphones, but I'm not aware of any input device names for
> > > 4-channel devices. Are there such device names?
> > These device name are useful only for device types that are generic
> > enough. Four-channel microphones aren't.
> Hm, we have already surround51 or such specific one, so it's not too
> bad to have a definition for multi-channel mics. OTOH, surround51 &
> co were the possible cause of confusions, as there are way too many
> surround types. A generic type with the channels argument might be
> more generic?
> In anyway, I think it's fine to define some new generic name.
Alright then, what should be the name? Here's one proposal:
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