[alsa-devel] [Alsa-devel] [i8x0] docking station audio-out ceased to work

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Apr 2 11:17:17 CEST 2007

At Sun, 01 Apr 2007 14:59:11 +0200,
Andreas Happe wrote:
> On Thu, 2007-03-29 at 12:21 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > What did you try exactly?
> I thought that -mm contained the latest ALSA tree, so I build on of
> those and booted it with aclink_spdif=1 and aclink_spdif=0. With both of
> them the audio out on the docking station does not work (although I am
> not sure that it is a SPDIF output).

Well, my question is what test you did actually.
That is, with which app and which options you chose.

> > If it's ICH4 or newer, it has a separate SPDIF output slot in the
> > contoller side.  Thus, when aclink_spdif = 0 (or not given), the
> > dedicated DMA has to be used to send to AC-link slot 10/11.
> Thanks, using the spdif PCM as output device worked, is there any way
> that it could be enabled by a module paraemter (setting spdif_aclink
> does not do that for me nor am I sure if it should).

Hm, do you mean that output from SPDIF pcm works for the output on
docking station?


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