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Re: [ANNOUNCE] New Mixer Handling in PA 0.9.16/F12



On Sat, 2009-08-01 at 01:01 -0500, Doug Ledford wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 06:40:12AM +0100, Matthew Garrett wrote:
> > On Sat, Aug 01, 2009 at 12:29:36AM -0500, Doug Ledford wrote:
> > 
> > > That reading in the data digitally uses non trivial amounts of PCI and
> > > CPU bandwidth.  If I can't hear the difference between the two modes,
> > > then that CPU usage is a total waste of resources.  I have other things
> > > I want my CPU to be doing.
> > 
> > If 150K/sec is non-trivial PCI bandwidth, I think you should probably 
> > ask for a refund on your motherboard. From a power management point of 
> > view I'd like to agree that offloading this from the CPU is a good 
> > thing, but Lennart's right - most newly built machines don't hook these 
> > up, and adding a control that influences CD volume on a small number of 
> > machines and does nothing whatsoever on a larger number isn't a sensible 
> > UI optimisation.
> 
> It's also things like erratic output via PA versus smooth output via
> analog input.

What the hell? How is 'PA versus analog input' a remotely sensible
opposition? How are those things even related?

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