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Intel, AMD HDMI Audio Improvements In Linux 3.13

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Published on 11 November 2013 12:05 AM EST
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware
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Takashi Iwai sent in the sound driver audio pull for the Linux 3.13 kernel on Sunday. This update features HDMI audio improvements for Intel and AMD hardware, among other Linux sound improvements.

Among the sound improvements for the Linux 3.13 merge window t hat were sent in by Takashi are improved AMD HDMI audio support, Intel HDMI detection improvements, ThinkPad ACPI mute key improvements, new buffer size management for USB audio, various ASoC improvements, and a new DICE driver for Firewire. There's also lots of small bug-fixes and other improvements as part of this release.

For those interested in the ALSA / Linux sound improvements that will be present in the Linux 3.13 kernel, see the sound pull request for more details.

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