sound documentation for the snd_hda (Nvidia)
chuckr at chuckr.org
Fri Nov 23 17:17:54 PST 2007
Chuck Robey wrote:
> I have a Asus motherboard, a Striker Extreme, which has a Nvidia
> chipset, and the Analog Devices 1988b IC. What I'm getting at is, I'm
> not getting all that I could be getting out of it, and I want to know
> more about the hardware and software that I'm using. I was wondering if
> the folks who originally write the snd_hda driver, that's only for the
> Nvidia & Analog Devices hardware? What documentation did they work with
> to write that driver?
> Nvidia sells *something* (and I know precious little about that
> *something*) that's supposed to improve the sound system. I don't want
> to pay Asus for it until I know whether or not it's needed for the
> FreeBSD driver, or if having it could help me in any way whatsoever. If
> it would help, Id buy it, but until I know that, I really hate feeling
> like a prize chump, paying them for Windows software that I'd never make
> use of (I never run any M$ software).
> More than just that, I want & need whatever docs were used to form the
> snd_hda driver. I'd really, really appreciate any info on that you have.
Oh, I just finally realized this isn't a Nvidia thing, it's Intel, My
mothergboard is Nvidia 680 based, so I'd assumed, but you know the stopy
about assume, right? Well, I fihnally ran down a couple of big pdfs
from Intel on this, and I have my reading time all set for myself.
Now, all I need is to find the same stuff out about ... oh, not again,
this time zi google a bit longer first.
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