[alsa-devel] sound-problems with ALC262

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Aug 13 11:49:51 CEST 2008

At Wed, 13 Aug 2008 08:07:37 +0200,
Tobias Kaefer wrote:
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> Hi!
> I posted a message at alsa-user list just yesterday about my problem
> with the on-board ALC262 on my workstation, see mailings lists archive:
> http://www.mail-archive.com/alsa-user@lists.sourceforge.net/msg23236.html
> Quote from my initial post:
> | I just got a new workstation. It's an Fujitsu-Siemens Esprimo P5625
> | with an on-board ALC262 sound chip. I'm running a Kubuntu 8.04.1 on
> | that system.
> |
> | The sound I get from that chip is really horrible. There are
> | cracks and some kind of a reverberation in there.
> |
> | I compiled the recent version of alsa (1.0.17) and I tried all the
> | model-options for /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.
> "stan" told me to use this script
> http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh  to create more information
> about my system. Here is the pastebin link of the output of that script:
> http://pastebin.ca/1169153

At a quick glance, I see no problem in the configuration.

Does the problem exist even if you play via PCM "hw" device, such as

	% aplay -Dhw foo.wav

If your WAV file isn't with the supported format/rate, use plughw: 

	% aplay -Dplughw foo.wav


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