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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [PATCH 10/10] ASoC: Add codec component for AD242x nodes
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On 12/18/19 3:49 AM, Daniel Mack wrote:
> Hi,
>
> On 12/17/19 8:28 PM, Pierre-Louis Bossart wrote:
>> On 12/9/19 12:35 PM, Daniel Mack wrote:
>
>>> +    if (!ad242x_node_is_master(priv->node) &&
>>> +       ((format & SND_SOC_DAIFMT_MASTER_MASK) !=
>>> SND_SOC_DAIFMT_CBM_CFM)) {
>>> +        dev_err(component->dev, "slave node must be clock master\n");
>>> +        return -EINVAL;
>>> +    }
>>
>> It was my understanding that the master node provides the clock to the
>> bus, so not sure how it could be a clock slave, and conversely how a
>> slave node could provide a clock to the bus?
>
> The slave nodes receive the A2B clock from the master node and then
> produce digital audio output that is sent to other components such as
> codecs. Hence, in ASoC terms, they are the clock master.
>
> Likewise, as the master node is receiving its clock from other
> components, it has to be a clock slave in the audio network.
>
> Does that make sense?

Your slave node acts as a bridge then, but it seems you don't model the
bus-facing interface, which has to follow the master clock. Or do you?

Likewise the master has an 'SOC-facing' interface and a bus-facing
interface. it *could* be master on both if ASRC was supported. The point
is that the bus-facing interface is not clock slave.

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