[pulseaudio-discuss] dynamic loading for ALSA devices

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Thu Jul 12 16:55:03 PDT 2007

On Thu, 12.07.07 19:42, Jon Smirl (jonsmirl at gmail.com) wrote:


> HAL knows that my
> alsa_output.usb_device_471_155_noserial_if0_alsa_playback_0 is a
> "Philips PSC805" and that my
> alsa_output.pci_device_8086_24d6_alsa_playback_0 is a "Intel ICH5 ALSA
> Playback Device".
> Could different HAL names be used instead?

You have to discuss this with HAL upstream. We just use these strings
to have a unique identifier for each device that stays the same as
long as the device is around. We basically just take what HAL gives us.


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