Release Notes: This release contains bugfixes for the soundcard drivers, library, and utilities. Two new packages were added: tools, which contains ac3dec, sbiload, sb16_csp, and envy24control; and oss-lib, the OSS compatibility library.
Release Notes: The application interfaces were stabilized and a lot of bugs were fixed. Support for IA64, CS4236, ENS1371, ICE1712 (EWS88MT and EWS 88D), CMIPCI. YMFPCI, MPU401, and AC'97 has been improved. The reference documentation was completed.
Release Notes: Uniform support for multichannel cards and raw IEC958 (S/PDIF) output to forward AC3/DTS streams, the EMU10K1 driver supports raw IEC958, support for the Terratec EWX 24/96 card, and updates to the envy24control tool for the latest API.
Release Notes: Support for four and six speakers (useable for games and software DVD players), driver improvements, and a stable application interface.
Release Notes: This release includes support for the IA64 architecture, ALi 5451, AWACS (for PPC), AC'97, PCM OSS emulation, sequencer OSS emulation, AD1816A, ALS4000, AZT2320, CMIPCI, CS4236, CS4281, CS461X, ES1968, Maestro 3, NM256, OPL3SA2, SB16, SB-AWE, and YMFPCI.
Release Notes: Updates in this version include: alsa-lib enhancements (pcm_meter) and fixes in the PCM API, Trident driver fixes, YMFPCI driver fixes, AC'97 codec fixes, OSS mixer emulation fixes (mono), VIA8233 driver fixes, updates asoundrc structure, OSS PCM emulation fixes (oops), MPU401 code fixes, and Intel8x0 code fixes.
Release Notes: This release includes fixes for OSS PCM emulation, poll descriptor access functions in alsa-lib, OOPSes in the /proc interface routines, and EMU10K1 PCM playback trouble. New features include PMac audio support (highly experimental), a pcm_meter plug-in to alsa-lib, better support for the SiS 7018 Audio chipset, improved plug-in code in alsa-lib, and clean-ups of the names for IEC958 controls.
Release Notes: A new VIA VT8233 South Bridge driver, and fixes for NM256 and AC'97.
Release Notes: This release contains the new PCM, mixer, rawmidi, and control APIs.
Release Notes: New drivers were written for ALS4000, Maestro3 (Allegro), and CS4281. Bugfixes were made to the drivers for AC'97, SB16, EMUX000 MIDI, CMIPCI, SB8, CS4236, Intel8x0, CS461x, YMFPCI, MPU401, and AD1816A. Fixes for 2.2.18pre kernels were also made, as well as for the man pages.