[LAU] Issue with the priority of the sound cards using rtirq

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu May 3 20:22:57 UTC 2012

On 05/03/2012 10:21 AM, Rui Nuno Capela wrote:
> On 05/03/2012 06:00 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
>> # grep irq /proc/asound/cards | sed 's/\(.*\) at .* irq \(.*\)/\2 \1/'
>> 44 HDA Intel
>> 16 HDA NVidia
> oops! hda_nvidia ? hda? (what crap is that?) is that a webcam, usb
> headset or sth?

That's the hdmi audio interface (the laptop has an hdmi interface).

> you are completely right. we've both stated the shortcomings of rtirq in
> face of all these discrepancies between kernel and user level
> nomenclature space

yeah, it is a shame, but it is not a shortcoming of rtirq but of the api 
available in /proc|/sys, rtirq can do nothing about it. I don't see any 
workarounds (other than a list of existing strings for doing the match).

-- Fernando

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