ADS117x Linux Driver



The Linux driver supports the ADS117x family of Quad/Octal, Simultaneous Sampling, 16-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converters. The Linux driver supports communication through the SPI bus and interfaces with the Linux DAPM (Dynamic Audio Power Management for Portable Devices) class.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • ads1174
  • ads1178


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. sound/soc/codecs/ads117x.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/sound/ti,ads117x.txt

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documentation



Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or "make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: SND_SOC_ADS117X [=y]Type  : tristate  Defined at sound/soc/codecs/Kconfig:348  Depends on: SOUND [=y] && !M68K && !UML && SND [=y] && SND_SOC [=y]  Selected by: SND_SOC_ALL_CODECS [=y] && SOUND [=y] && !M68K && !UML && SND [=y] && SND_SOC [=y] && COMPILE_TEST [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements

If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to thisdriver please either1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Hereor2.  Contact your TI representative.




Precision ADCs
ADS1174 Quad, Simultaneous Sampling, 16-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter ADS1178 Octal, Simultaneous Sampling, 16-Bit Analog-to-Digital Converter
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