[alsa-devel] [PATCH 2/3] ASoC: Blackfin: add multi-channel supporting in Blackfin ASoC driver and AD1980 codec driver

Mark Brown broonie at sirena.org.uk
Tue Oct 21 10:37:17 CEST 2008

On Tue, Oct 21, 2008 at 11:36:12AM +0800, Bryan Wu wrote:

> +	bool "Enable Multichannel Support"
> +	depends on SND_BF5XX_AC97
> +	default n
> +	help
> +	  Say y if you want AC97 driver to support up to 5.1 channel audio.
> +	  this mode will consume much more memory for DMA. 
> +

Should this be a user visible option or selected by the machine drivers?

To be honest, I'm surprised that the multi-channel support can't only
incur the extra memory consumpton when playing back a multi-channel
stream - I'd have expected the hardware to work in the same way for a
normal stereo stream even if multi-channel support is built in.

> -void bf5xx_ac97_to_pcm(const struct ac97_frame *src, __u32 *dst, \
> +void bf5xx_ac97_to_pcm(const struct ac97_frame *src, __u16 *dst, \
>  		size_t count)
>  {

Separately please submit a patch removing the needless continuation
character here.

> diff --git a/sound/soc/codecs/ad1980.c b/sound/soc/codecs/ad1980.c
> index 1397b8e..e22fbdf 100644
> --- a/sound/soc/codecs/ad1980.c
> +++ b/sound/soc/codecs/ad1980.c

The codec driver changes should be submitted as a separate patch.
They're good to go as-is.

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