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Audio Drivers Updated For The Linux 3.10 Kernel

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Published on 03 May 2013 03:07 PM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in Free Software
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The sound subsystem for the Linux kernel with the numerous hardware audio drivers have been updated for Linux 3.10.

The sound feature pull request for the Linux 3.10 kernel is mostly like what was outlined in an earlier Phoronix article. Key changes include:

- Compression offload support for audio capture.

- Various HD audio improvements including codec delay support, improvements to the generic parser, Intel Haswell HDMI workarounds, and ALC268 codec support.

- USB audio regression fixes and new quriks.

- Numerous ASoC improvements including performance optimizations and new codec drivers.

A more exhaustive list of the Linux 3.10 sound changes can be found with this Git branch merge.

About The Author
Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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