[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: hda - Add position_fix=4 (COMBO) option

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Feb 28 20:32:38 CET 2012

At Tue, 28 Feb 2012 19:02:04 +0100,
David Henningsson wrote:
> On 02/28/2012 12:37 PM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > This patch adds a new position_fix option value, 4, as a combo mode
> > to use LPIB for playbacks and POSBUF for captures.  It's the way
> > recommended by Intel hardware guys.
> Interesting. More specifically, for what chips were this mode 
> recommended? There were none added with the patch.

I forward this question to Seth.

The patch didn't enable this mode as default simply because it wasn't
tested throughly, and I also don't know which should be set.
If we get more information from Intel h/w guys, and after confirming
it actually works (doesn't regress, at least), we can change the



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