Linux 4.7 Supports Realtek ALC234, Continued Work On Skylake HDMI Audio
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 19 May 2016 at 05:48 PM EDT. 2 Comments
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Adding to the list of Linux 4.7 features/changes so far are device driver improvements in the audio realm.

The sound work that's worth talking about for the Linux 4.7 cycle includes Realtek ALC234/ALC274/ALC294 support, continued work on Intel Skylake HDMI core support, the Firewire code now supports the M-Audio ProFire series, the USB audio code now supports USB3 SuperSpeed+ devices, and various other sound driver changes/improvements.

It's not the most exciting update for the sound subsystem, but with continued Skylake audio work (though really wish it would have been all squared away by now!), SuperSpeed+ support, and more Realtek codec support is all great to see. More details via the kernel mailing list.
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