Re: HDMI Audio Support in ALSA

From: Kallol Biswas
Date: Mon May 19 2008 - 12:39:08 EST

Can ALSA handle HDMI audio frames? It does not look so.

Do you need a pointer to HDMI audio spec (L-PCM, IEC 60958 IEC 61937 etc.)?

On 5/19/08, Lee Revell <rlrevell@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Mon, May 19, 2008 at 12:04 PM, Kallol Biswas <nucleodyne@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > We are building a HDMI capture card that has a HDMI audio device.
> >
> > The audio device needs to be integrated with ALSA framework.
> > Unfortunately the audio is not supported in ALSA.
> >
> > I understand that work is being done at this moment to support the audio format.
> >
> > Any information on when the support will be available is helpful.
> You don't provide nearly enough information. What exactly is missing
> from ALSA that you need?
> Normally if you develop a new device you must write a (GPL'ed) ALSA
> driver for it.
> Lee
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