[alsa-devel] Acer Aspire 8920g / snd-hda-intel / ALC889

Andy Green andy at warmcat.com
Mon Apr 21 20:25:42 CEST 2008

Somebody in the thread at some point said:

>> and dmesg says that model=acer was selected reasonably enough.
> First of all, do you need to pass model=acer at all?

No, the auto thing detects it as acer and reports in dmesg that it has 
selected acer.  Currently I forced it anyway in /etc/modprobe.conf to 
acer as part of running around trying everything I could imagine.

>> 1) It is confused if it has ALC889 or ALC883 in there
>> $ grep ALC /proc/asound/* -R
>> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0:Codec: Realtek ALC889    <==== 889
>> /proc/asound/card0/pcm2c/sub0/info:id: ALC883 Analog  <=== 883...
> This doesn't matter.  ALC889 is compatible with ALC883, and the driver
> uses the same string inside.


> alsa-info.sh (found in www.alsa-project.org debug page) would give
> more detailed debug information.  Please show that output.

It is here:


Thanks for taking an interest.


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