Getting Started Guides

New to SOF or doing something for the first time ? Read on….

Building SOF

SOF can be built natively on a host PC or within a container. Use the container method if the version of your distro is more than 6 months old. The SOF SDK uses recent version of some external dependencies so the current distro release is always preffered.

Setting up SOF on hardware

SOF runs on a variety of different devices with varying audio capabilities so instructions may differ between devices.

Debugging Audio issues on Intel platforms

Intel platforms rely on different versions of DSP and audio hardware interfaces. The following sections provide hints for integrators and users when audio components are not working properly or are broken.