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Re: sound on quad powermac/latest powerbooks/imacs

On 3/24/06, Johannes Berg <johannes@sipsolutions.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been rewriting the linux apple sound driver completely with a much
> nicer layout :)
> The result is currently actually working with very limited capabilities
> (just 44.1KHz, 16 bit audio,...) on the onyx based machines (you get
> only output, no input etc.)
> Some more details are in this thread:
> http://ozlabs.org/pipermail/linuxppc-dev/2006-March/021524.html
> It isn't really to be used too widely now but if anyone is motivated to
> help hacking there are some things that need sorting out and I'd
> certainly appreciate help :)

So one could add now a codec over the lower layers?
AFAICS my laptop* needs snapper[1]; I found it strinking that the
powerbook in question (5,2) hasn't mic support. There is also an
external mic input besides the internal mic (I know as I have used it
in MacOSX).

Does the current experimental implementation support input?

* PowerBook5,2
[1] http://wiki.debian.org/PowerpcSoundcards
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein

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