[alsa-devel] Trying to get unsupported CODEC to work

Alex Austin circuitsoft.alex at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 01:05:14 CET 2008

The problem, at this point, is that the mixer isn't even showing all the
channels for the second codec. Secondly, I can only see one codec at a time,
and I need to use both for my setup.
The mentioned pastebin is the SVG output of codecgraph on the second codec
on this system.

On Thu, Dec 11, 2008 at 5:55 PM, stan <ghjeold_i_mwee at cox.net> wrote:

> Alex Austin wrote:
>> HelloI have an MSI Media Live DIVA motherboard. It has an AMD SB600 HD
>> Audio
>> controller, and two CODECs on the HDA bus.
>> First is an ALC888
>> Second is an Intersil DAE-3.
>> Two alsa-info outputs in different circumstances
>> http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=20c86e755fdbbdbc8761c8c2f4de76bce2ea0c11
>> http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=15c5e5eab0104622a84b2dd0df03f26c17c7242d
>> Output of codecgraph with "modprobe hda-intel probe_mask=2"
>> http://pastebin.com/f54b6a9b8
>> What's the next step to get this supported?
> In both alsa-info.sh outputs, you have outputs turned on, but they are at
> zero volume.  Have you tried running alsamixer to turn up volumes?  If you
> are running pulseaudio you might have to use pulse to turn up volumes, I
> don't use it so I can't help with that.
> Alsa starts with volumes at zero by default.
> The other thing is you are using an older version of everything.  I think
> the latest is at 1.0.18, and there are links on the page as
> http://www.alsa-project.org to get a tar ball of the very latest version
> available.  There are no guarantees, but it might help as changes go in
> every day.

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