For anyone wondering what advantages ASoC (ALSA system-on-chip) has over OSS:

On 5/31/07, Craig Hughes <> wrote:
On May 31, 2007, at 11:59 AM, Jon Hylands wrote:

> On Thu, 31 May 2007 10:14:46 -0700, "Robert Blumberg"
> <> wrote:
>> I am having trouble following the various instructions about how
>> to get
>> audio working on the Verdex platform. Undoubtedly it is due to my
>> being
>> a newbie at both Linux and gumstix.  I am running a system based upon
>> yesterdays sources.
> This is what I do:
> modprobe snd-pxa2xx-ac97
> modprobe snd-mixer-oss
> modprobe snd-pcm-oss
> aumix -i 100
> aumix -v 100
>  $ brec -t 60 -w -S -s 48000 -b 16 foo.wav
>  $ bplay foo.wav

On the verdex (and soon the basix/connex as well) I've moved to using
the new asoc stuff in the kernel.  If you get the latest buildroot
from the verdex branch and build/install it, then you'll want

modprobe snd-soc-gumstix

instead of

modprobe snd-pxa2xx-ac97

The rest is the same though.


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