[pulseaudio-discuss] [PATCH 2/6] Add port information to HDMI profiles
arun.raghavan at collabora.co.uk
Sat Mar 10 22:55:57 PST 2012
On Fri, 2012-03-09 at 01:07 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 03/08/2012 11:17 AM, Arun Raghavan wrote:
> > On Thu, 2012-02-23 at 07:17 +0100, David Henningsson wrote:
> > [...]
> >> +[Mapping hdmi-surround]
> >> +description = Digital Surround 5.1 (HDMI)
> >> +device-strings = hdmi:%f
> >> +paths-output = hdmi-output-0
> >> +channel-map = front-left,front-right,rear-left,rear-right,front-center,lfe
> >> +priority = 3
> >> +direction = output
> > Should we also be adding a 7.1 profile? As I understand HDMI support 7.1
> > LPCM. Of course, ideally, we should get the number of speaker in ELD
> > information and configure the profiles accordingly, but that's for
> > another day.
> This is just a question of what's common, vs the minor extra time and
> space taken at startup (especially for all those cards that don't have
> HDMI at all).
> I don't have a really strong opinion either way as I don't know how
> common it is that people want to use 7.1 LPCM HDMI.
I'd vote to have those profiles, but I'm open to being convinced they're
not common enough.
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