[pulseaudio-discuss] dynamic loading for ALSA devices

Jon Smirl jonsmirl at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 17:01:25 PDT 2007

On 7/12/07, Lennart Poettering <lennart at poettering.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 12.07.07 19:42, Jon Smirl (jonsmirl at gmail.com) wrote:
> Hi
> > 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.

The nice names are the HAL info.product attribute.

Jon Smirl
jonsmirl at gmail.com

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