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Subject[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: doc: fix snd_hda_intel driver name
Update driver name snd-hda-intel to proper, existing driver
name snd_hda_intel in Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst.

Signed-off-by: Radoslaw Smigielski <>
Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst | 10 +++++-----
1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst b/Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst
index 0f3109d9abc8..56ccc15f4d26 100644
--- a/Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst
+++ b/Documentation/sound/hd-audio/notes.rst
@@ -17,12 +17,12 @@ methods for the HD-audio hardware.

The HD-audio component consists of two parts: the controller chip and
the codec chips on the HD-audio bus. Linux provides a single driver
-for all controllers, snd-hda-intel. Although the driver name contains
+for all controllers, snd_hda_intel. Although the driver name contains
a word of a well-known hardware vendor, it's not specific to it but for
all controller chips by other companies. Since the HD-audio
controllers are supposed to be compatible, the single snd-hda-driver
should work in most cases. But, not surprisingly, there are known
-bugs and issues specific to each controller type. The snd-hda-intel
+bugs and issues specific to each controller type. The snd_hda_intel
driver has a bunch of workarounds for these as described below.

A controller may have multiple codecs. Usually you have one audio
@@ -31,7 +31,7 @@ multiple audio codecs, e.g. for analog and digital outputs, and the
driver might not work properly because of conflict of mixer elements.
This should be fixed in future if such hardware really exists.

-The snd-hda-intel driver has several different codec parsers depending
+The snd_hda_intel driver has several different codec parsers depending
on the codec. It has a generic parser as a fallback, but this
functionality is fairly limited until now. Instead of the generic
parser, usually the codec-specific parser (coded in patch_*.c) is used
@@ -226,7 +226,7 @@ the external amplifier bits. Thus a headphone output has a slightly
better chance.

Before making a bug report, double-check whether the mixer is set up
-correctly. The recent version of snd-hda-intel driver provides mostly
+correctly. The recent version of snd_hda_intel driver provides mostly
"Master" volume control as well as "Front" volume (where Front
indicates the front-channels). In addition, there can be individual
"Headphone" and "Speaker" controls.
@@ -596,7 +596,7 @@ For example, if you have two cards, one for an on-board analog and one
for an HDMI video board, you may pass patch option like below:

- options snd-hda-intel patch=on-board-patch,hdmi-patch
+ options snd_hda_intel patch=on-board-patch,hdmi-patch

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