Linux 4.3 Is Working On Sound Support For Skylake, Other New Audio Hardware

Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 4 September 2015 at 08:47 AM EDT. 2 Comments
Linux audio driver developers are still working on Skylake-related support, but all of that initial code is now present for Linux 4.3 in conjunction with the latest Intel processors.

Besides Skylake, the Linux 4.3 sound updates also have a new STI controller driver and new Cirrus CS4349, GTM601, InvenSense ICS43432, and Realtek RT298 drivers. There's also machine drivers for Rockchip systems with MAX98090, RT5645, and RT5650 SoCs.

Other sound work for Linux 4.3 includes a number of code clean-ups and enhancements, DAPM fixes, new quirks for Dell headsets and the Alienware 15, an ELD notifier implementation for Intel HDMI/DP connections, and a few sound core changes.

More details on the sound changes for Linux 4.3 can be found via this pull request by SUSE's Takashi Iwai.
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