ALSA 1.0.22 Released With Plenty Of Changes
Written by Michael Larabel in Hardware on 17 December 2009 at 07:44 AM EST. Add A Comment
The free software developers behind the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) have just unleashed their quarterly update to this Linux audio driver package. There are plenty of changes with ALSA 1.0.22 but among them are continued work on the CMI8788 Oxygen APU, a few fixes for the Creative X-Fi sound card support that was introduced this year, numerous improvements to the HDA and HDA Intel drivers, and countless improvements to other Linux kernel audio drivers and codecs.

The full list of all of the changes for ALSA 1.0.22 along with source download links can be found at The updated drivers will find their way into the Linux 2.6.33 kernel.

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