Many Audio/Sound Improvements Land For Linux 3.15
Written by Michael Larabel in Linux Kernel on 1 April 2014 at 01:41 PM EDT. 21 Comments
LINUX KERNEL --
There's many updates to the sound drivers within the Linux 3.15 kernel that's now officially under development.

Takashi Iwai at SUSE sent in the 3.15 merge window pull request for the sound updates this morning. The Linux 3.15-rc1 sound updates include some modernizations to the sound subsystem core, improved device management within the ALSA core, numerous HD Audio improvements, many ASoC clean-ups, DPCM support for Intel's Haswell and Bay Trail platforms, new sound drivers, DeviceTree support for more devices, power management support for the ICE1712 driver, and numerous other changes.

The new sound drivers with the Linux 3.15 kernel include Analog Devices ADAU1977, TI PCM512x, and portions of CSR SiRF SoC, TLV320AIC31XXX, Armada 370 DB, and Cirrus cs42xx8.

More details on the many sound updates for Linux 3.15 can be found via Takashi's pull request.
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