[alsa-devel] compressed audio support

Vinod Koul vinod.koul at intel.com
Mon Dec 2 08:46:31 CET 2013

On Sun, Dec 01, 2013 at 11:23:06PM +0530, maruthi srinivas wrote:
> Hi,
> I saw that compressed audio framework being used with Asoc (alsa soc).
> Can the framework be used with other than Asoc ? I mean with ALSA pci based
> cards.
Yes it can be, the PCI sound card would in this case directly call the register

Do you have a PCI device which supports offload?

> I see the implementation in the following files. which one is to be used ?
> Does tinycompress in userspace can be used with either approaches ?
Usermode does not care what is under the hood. It simply needs to see a
compressed device entry /dev/snd/comprCxDy


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