[alsa-devel] [PATCH 3/3] ASoC: omap-mcbsp: Add period size protection mode

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Mar 20 18:04:46 CET 2012

On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 06:15:34PM +0200, Grazvydas Ignotas wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 20, 2012 at 6:01 PM, Mark Brown

> > though this should probably have the note about working around broken
> > applications from the cover letter in the changelog as with the
> > changelog alone it's really not apparent why we're doing this here as a
> > driver specific thing.

> I wouldn't really call them broken, it's enough to set period size to
> 512 with smaller start_threshold (something like 50ms) to have
> problems, those parameters are perfectly valid for a program trying to
> achieve low latency.

If they can't cope with the parameters they've set I'd call them broken,
they should've asked for more sensible parameters.
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