[PATCH v2] ARM: imx_v6_v7_defconfig: Select HDMI audio support

Fabio Estevam festevam at gmail.com
Tue Nov 24 01:25:13 PST 2015

On Tue, Nov 24, 2015 at 4:20 AM, Shawn Guo <shawnguo at kernel.org> wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 16, 2015 at 01:20:38PM -0200, Fabio Estevam wrote:
>> Select CONFIG_DRM_DW_HDMI_AHB_AUDIO so that we have HDMI audio
>> supported by default.
>> Signed-off-by: Fabio Estevam <fabio.estevam at freescale.com>
>> ---
>> Changes since v1:
>> - Select the driver as module instead of built-in
> I've applied a previous version.  Should I replace it with this one?

Yes, please.

The latest version uses module instead of built-in.

Selecting the driver as module is better as it will not impact current
users. For example: currently on a mx6qsabresd when we do 'aplay
file.wav' it will play through the wm8962 card.

If the HDMI audio driver is selected as built-in, then 'aplay
file.wav' will play through the HDMI audio port, which may confuse the
end user.

If we select the HDMI audio driver as module then we keep the original


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