[LAD] embedded high end audio

Paul Davis paul at linuxaudiosystems.com
Wed Jul 30 21:30:01 UTC 2008

On Wed, 2008-07-30 at 21:52 +0100, Dan Mills wrote:

> The current plan is to make the audio interface look like a PATA disk

excuse me, but are you crazy? does latency actually matter? :)

> which just happens to have say 4 sectors each of an appropriate number
> of samples, the logic to support this should fit in a couple of GALs or
> similar, and the bandwidth (and DMA) is there, getting the IDE stack out
> of the way might be a good trick however.   

i think you just want something (chipset) that can function as a
busmaster. then that can move data to/from host RAM. the host picks it
up/delivers on the interrupt. forget IDE, PATA etc. etc.

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