snd_hda multichannel support added

Christian Weisgerber naddy at
Sun Jan 17 23:50:07 UTC 2010

Alexander Motin <mav at> wrote:

> As sound(4) got multichannel support since FreeBSD 8.0, I've implemented
> multichannel (4.0, 5.1, 7.1) playback support for snd_hda(4) driver.

On a vaguely related note: Is there anything anywhere in the open
source world that real-time encodes multi-channel audio into AC3
or DTS so that it can be squeezed through an S/PDIF link?

Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy at

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