Comparing A5 and A7 sound settings

Dr. Michael Lauer mickey at
Mon Mar 15 08:16:35 CET 2010

Well, former Openmoko CEO of marketing always said there is one state  
file to rule them all - does that hold no longer?



Am 15.03.2010 um 06:45 schrieb "Dr. H. Nikolaus Schaller" <hns at 

> Am 14.03.2010 um 23:42 schrieb Ben Wilson:
>>>>> Just my two cents. I think at this point distributions' defaults
>>>>> should be towards A7 users, since all new users are anyway A7  
>>>>> users
>>>>> and A5/A6 owners by now are surely aware of the ALSA setting
>>>>> problematics.
>>>> Hi,
>>>> If it really depends on the Ax model I think they should be somehow
>>>> distinguished by /proc/cpuinfo so if different ALSA settings are
>>>> needed,
>>>> they should be selected automatically based on that.
>>> It would be a big help. Totally agree.
>> It's a good idea, but how would it get the info about which Ax  
>> version
>> the user has.
>> Even if the A(x) manufactured version is detecable in software I
>> doubt a
>> home modified A(x) to A(x+1) is.
>> It would really need to be user specified.
> Yes, there is no chance to detect it aitomatically.
> But there could be a nice Settings GUI:
> Base Model                  A5/A6/A7
> Buzz-Fix                        O YES  O NO
> #1024-Fix                     O YES  O NO
> Bass-Fix                        O YES  O NO
> Maybe, FSO could support the underlaying "database"?
> Nikolaus
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