ALSA kernel projects - for academic purposes
ruben at mrbrklyn.com
Wed Sep 29 23:01:33 EDT 2021
On Wed, Sep 29, 2021 at 10:11:33PM -0400, Aruna Hewapathirane wrote:
> On Fri, Sep 24, 2021 at 10:05 AM Muni Sekhar <munisekharrms at gmail.com>
> > Hi all,
> > What small projects would you suggest to a novice with the ALSA
> > kernel. The aim is to develop a familiarity with the ALSA kernel
> > source code, and also to submit it for academic purposes.
> > --
> > Thanks,
> > Sekhar
> 1. Read the documentation for the Linux Sound Subsystem :
> 2. Then try to understand the the ALSA Driver API
> 3. In your kernel source tree under the sound folder/directory you will
> find lot's of useful source code.
> If you open the /sound/x86/intel_hdmi_audio.h file at the very top you will
> see what is below:
> // SPDX-License-Identifier: GPL-2.0-only
> * intel_hdmi_audio.c - Intel HDMI audio driver
> * Copyright (C) 2016 Intel Corp
> * Authors: Sailaja Bandarupalli <sailaja.bandarupalli at intel.com>
> * Ramesh Babu K V <ramesh.babu at intel.com>
> * Vaibhav Agarwal <vaibhav.agarwal at intel.com>
> * Jerome Anand <jerome.anand at intel.com>
> * ALSA driver for Intel HDMI audio
> All the authors you will notice are from intel and seem to be all south
> asian :-))) pure coincidence ? I somehow
> do not think so.
> Muni in my experience what I have learnt over the years is there will be
> times when you ask a question and
> you will get very negative or straight-up demoralising and demotivating
> toxic remarks and comments. My advice
> to you is this:
> Have a deaf ear to the obstacles and negative comments, rather use them as
> motivation to achieve your goals.
> *Lesson to take away:*
> 1. Alas! We can’t have a deaf ear to the negative comments that we
> receive so abundantly from people all around us.
> I mean even those who don’t usually give advice, would try to stop you
> from doing something you so eagerly wanted to do,
> even when they themselves don’t know anything about it. But we can,
> however, avoid them or use them as a motivation
> to prove them wrong. Yep, use their words to prove them wrong!
> Good luck - Aruna
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