Kabylake HDMI/DP Codec Support Comes With Sound Pull For Linux 4.5
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 16 January 2016 at 10:22 PM EST. 1 Comment
HARDWARE --
Takashi Iwai sent in this weekend the sound/ALSA code updates targeting the Linux 4.5 kernel.

The sound changes are plentiful for Linux 4.5 and includes significant ALSA core improvements, ongoing Intel Skylake support work, HDMI/DP hotplug notifications for the HD-audio code, new Renesas driver features, new ASoC drivers, i915 DRM driver integration improvements for HDMI/DP audio, Kabylake HDMI/DP codec support, Firewire clean-ups and more, and a variety of other changes.

New ASoC drivers for the Linux 4.5 kernel include Imagination Technologies IPs, Atmel class D speaker, Cirrus CS47L24 and WM1831, Dialog DA7128, Realtek RT5659 and RT56156, Rockchip RK3036, TI PC3168A, and AMD ACP.

More details via this pull request.

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