[alsa-devel] [PATCH alsa-lib 1/1] doc: Fix typo in PCM formats
adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de
Tue Mar 27 17:54:47 CEST 2012
Of course, 24bit samples are not stored in three bits, but bytes.
Signed-off-by: Adrian Knoth <adi at drcomp.erfurt.thur.de>
diff --git a/src/pcm/pcm.c b/src/pcm/pcm.c
index ea1afdc..18b43b3 100644
@@ -209,13 +209,13 @@ The device is physicaly disconnected. It does not accept any I/O calls in this s
\section pcm_formats PCM formats
The full list of formats present the #snd_pcm_format_t type.
-The 24-bit linear samples uses 32-bit physical space, but the sample is
-stored in low three bits. Some hardware does not support processing of full
+The 24-bit linear samples use 32-bit physical space, but the sample is
+stored in the lower three bytes. Some hardware does not support processing of full
range, thus you may get the significant bits for linear samples via
#snd_pcm_hw_params_get_sbits() function. The example: ICE1712
chips support 32-bit sample processing, but low byte is ignored (playback)
or zero (capture). The function snd_pcm_hw_params_get_sbits()
-returns 24 in the case.
+returns 24 in this case.
\section alsa_transfers ALSA transfers
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