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    SubjectRe: [Alsa-devel] RFC: OSS driver removal, a slightly different approach
    On Friday 20 January 2006 17:30, Jan Engelhardt wrote:
    > >> >If I understand alsa - oss emulation correctly, I think, this will be
    > >> > not fixed soon (my opinion - never). This is too much work for too
    > >> > little gain.
    > >>
    > >> On that way, I'd like to inquiry something:
    > >> I have a card that works with the snd-cs46xx module.
    > >> With the OSS emulation (/dev/dsp), I can only output 2 channels, and the
    > >> other two must be sent to /dev/adsp. Is this intended? Would not it be
    > >> easier to make /dev/dsp allow receiving an ioctl setting 4 channels?
    > >
    > >This is exactly like the case of emu10k1. The chip supports only
    > >2-channel stereo streams. If you need a 4-channel interleaved stream,
    > >you have to merge the data in two individual streams to a single
    > >4-channel stream on software. Currently, this isn't handled in ALSA
    > >kernel-space OSS emulation.
    > Ah, so which I had created
    > is The Right Thing?

    This will work for your card, but not for emu10k1.

    Peter Zubaj
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