New snd_hda driver came in.

Alexander Leidinger Alexander at
Sat Sep 13 18:15:23 UTC 2008

Quoting Alexander Motin <mav at> (Sat, 13 Sep 2008 20:08:41 +0300):

> Hi.
> I have just committed my massive snd_hda driver update to the 8-CURRENT.

Congratulations to our new HDA maintainer... ;-)

> New driver supports digital PCM playback and AC3 pass-through. I am not 
> sure about completeness of this implementation, but I have several 
> success stories including my own. Vchans subsystem does not support AC3 
> pass-through so it had to be disabled for that devices at this moment.

As vchans is our internal many-to-one (physical output) mixer, and the
fact that digital out can be anything (PCM, AC3, ...) I think a
sensible default for vchans would be to ignore digital interfaces. I
don't know if this is easy to do or not.

From what I've read on the list it looks like great work. I'm sure I
will be happy about it when I get a machine with HDA, so thanks in
advance. :)


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