Along with the improvement of the graphics driver for the Intel (i915) DRM kernel for Linux 5.10, Intel will also provide audio support for the new Linux kernel, phonenix reported.Specifically, this update will introduce DG1 PCI and HDMI ID so that users can output audio through the DisplayPort or HDMI port on Intel's new display.
In addition, Intel plans to provide an additional patch to indicate whether the HDA controller, which is part of the Intel HDA driver, is located on the GPU.
ExpectedLater this yearThese patches for Intel DG1 will be officially enabled on the stable release channel of Linux 5.10.
Interestingly, Intel initially gave the stand-alone Xe graphics GPU the code name "Arctic sound.". Then some netizens in the forum up to chat, this audio support is also too late.