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HDAUDIO(4)						   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 						HDAUDIO(4)

NAME
hdaudio -- High Definition Audio device driver SYNOPSIS
hdaudio* at pci? dev ? function ? hdafg* at hdaudiobus? audio* at audiobus? options HDAUDIO_DEBUG options HDAUDIO_AFG_DEBUG DESCRIPTION
The hdaudio device driver is expected to support any PCI device which is compliant to the High Definition Audio Specification 1.0. It is a replacement for azalia(4). It was written from scratch following the Intel HD Audio and Microsoft Universal Audio Architecture specifica- tions. The driver consists of two interlinked components, which reflects the hardware design. The hdaudio component interfaces with a PCI/PCIe bus and provides an hdaudiobus(4) onto which different function groups attach. Each function group (e.g. audio, vendor-specific modem) is exported as a separate child device of the hdaudio controller. Audio function groups (a.k.a. audio codec) are exported as hdafg(4) devices. Audio codecs are available from a number of manufacturers and are made up of a number of widgets (e.g. audio mixer, output pin, analog-to- digital converter). The way the widgets are interlinked varies significantly between implementations. The tree of widgets must be parsed and mapped to mixer(4) controls. As part of this process, loops in the inter-codec links must be detected and muted, bi-directional pins must be set up appropriately and the locations of pins determined. Unlike the azalia(4) driver (which tends to generate a large number of unclearly named mixer(4) controls), hdaudio works backwards by starting with a list of desired, consistent and compatible mixer(4) controls and configuring/discovering appropriate widget link routes to fit. By following the published mechanisms for common implementations of widget parsing, it is expected that nearly all High Definition Audio devices will be supported without requiring per-device quirks. SEE ALSO
audio(4), mixer(4), pci(4), hdaudioctl(8), http://www.intel.com/standards/hdaudio/ http://www.microsoft.com/whdc/device/audio/ HISTORY
The hdaudio device driver appeared in NetBSD 5.1. AUTHORS
The hdaudio driver was written by Jared McNeill <jmcneill@NetBSD.org> under contract by Precedence Technologies Ltd <http://www.precedence.co.uk/>. The UAA-compliant widget parser is derived from the FreeBSD snd_hda(4) driver. BUGS
The following items are not yet implemented: o Improve power management support when driver is idle o Add support for non-PCM output formats o Handle unsolicited RIRB messages o Modem function groups BSD
September 28, 2010 BSD

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mixerctl(1)							   User Commands						       mixerctl(1)

NAME
mixerctl - audio mixer control command line application SYNOPSIS
/usr/sbin/mixerctl [-a | -d dev] [-iv] [-e | -o] DESCRIPTION
Some audio devices support the audio mixer functionality. See mixer(7I) for a complete description of the audio mixer. The mixerctl command is used to control the mode of the audio mixer and to get information about the audio mixer and the audio device. See audio(7I) for details. OPTIONS
The following options are supported. If none are specified, option -i is assumed: -a The command applies to all audio devices. -d dev The dev argument specifies an alternate audio control device for the command to use. -e Enables the audio mixer function if the audio device supports it. If supported, the audio mixer may be enabled at any time. The command silently ignores the enable option if the audio mixer is already enabled. -i Prints the audio device type information for the device and indicates whether the audio device uses the audio mixer. If the device does use the audio mixer, this option displays the audio mixer's mode. -o Turns off the audio mixer function if the audio device supports it. If supported, the audio mixer may be turned off if only one process has the device opened with the O_RDWR flag, or, if two different processes have the device opened, one with the O_RDONLY flag and the other with the O_WRONLY flag. (See open(2).) The command silently ignores the disable option if the audio mixer function is already disabled. -v Verbose mode. Prints the audio_info_t structure for the device, along with the device type information. This option implies the -i option. ENVIRONMENT VARIABLES
AUDIODEV If the -d and -a options are not specified, the AUDIODEV environment variable is consulted. If set, AUDIODEV will contain the full path name of the user's default audio device. The default audio device will be converted into a control device, and then used. If the AUDIODEV variable is not set, /dev/audioctl is used. FILES
/dev/audioctl /dev/sound/{0...n}ctl ATTRIBUTES
See attributes(5) for descriptions of the following attributes: +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ | ATTRIBUTE TYPE | ATTRIBUTE VALUE | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Architecture |SPARC, x86 | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Availability |SUNWauda | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ |Stability Level |Evolving | +-----------------------------+-----------------------------+ SEE ALSO
audioconvert(1), audioplay(1), audiorecord(1), open(2), attributes(5), usb_ac(7D), audio(7I), audio_support(7I), mixer(7I) SunOS 5.10 12 Mar 2001 mixerctl(1)

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