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Re: new s-c-soundcard in rawhide

Le Lun 3 juillet 2006 15:48, Matthew Miller a écrit :
> On Mon, Jul 03, 2006 at 10:58:49AM +0200, Martin Stransky wrote:
>> >1) I'm supposed to pick a PCM device and know what the difference is
>> >   between:
>> >   Intel 82801DB-ICH4
>> >   Intel 82801DB-ICH4 - MIC ADC
>> >   Intel 82801DB-ICH4 - MIC2 ADC
>> >   Intel 82801DB-ICH4 - ADC2
>> >   Intel 82801DB-ICH4 - IEC958
>> >   intuitively? (Moreover, I'm asked to do this in two different
>> places.)
>> These names depend on driver writer, if you don't know just use the
>> default. Optionally I can move it to some "advanced" settings.
> Is there a case where a normal person would want the non-default?

Any user which needs non-stereo output (5.1 DVD sound...) will need to
wade through the non-defaut settings (with the cryptic alsa naming). In
those cases the default may not even be plugged anywhere.

Right now this concerns a growing minority of normal persons, in a few
years I expect it to be pretty much everyone. So this is a real problem.


Nicolas Mailhot

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