[alsa-devel] help with idt 92hd206 codec for intel hda?

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Apr 30 08:26:03 CEST 2008

At Tue, 29 Apr 2008 14:01:29 -0500,
Nathan Schulte wrote:
> Well, when I first installed my distro, I managed to get the spdif to output 2
> channels. I could only get two channels, unless i sent a raw DTS or AC3 stream
> for decoding on the receiver end.

SPDIF supports only compressed 5.1 channels.  It's no bug.

> Now, on after I reinstalled (changed from raid0 to raid5), I cannot get any
> audio whatsoever (even via analog outs).

Did you check the mixer setup properly?  I guess it's rather a setup

> So there are really two separate issues now.
> 1) Getting audio to work.
> 2) Getting 6+ Channel audio via spdif.
> Should I try applying these patches or should I try compiling ALSA by hand
> instead of using the distro supplied package?

If the same package and the same version worked, no reason to patch.



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