[alsa-devel] [PATCH 2/3] ASoC: fsl_ssi: Add dual fifo mode support

Chen Guangyu-B42378 B42378 at freescale.com
Tue Oct 29 13:53:35 CET 2013

Without dual fifo support,  handware underrun would occasionally occur and then two audio channels would physically swap. This could be easily reproduced in low bus frequency situation, while it would be better if we enable dual fifo.

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Timur Tabi <timur at tabi.org> wrote:

Nicolin Chen wrote:
> By enabling dual fifo mode, it would allow SSI enter a better performance
> to transimit/receive data without occasional hardware underrun/overrun.

Have you measured any real performance gain with this patch?  I
considered adding dual-FIFO support when I originally wrote this driver,
but it didn't appear to have any real benefit, but it used twice as many
DMA channels.

I'm concerned that this is another patch that just enables a useless

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