[alsa-devel] unable to get alsa configured on Acer Aspire 1640Z
zhe.jiang at intel.com
Mon Feb 18 02:51:05 CET 2008
On Mon, 2008-02-18 at 01:18 +0800, Richard Lyons wrote:
> I hope this is the right place to report this.
> Computer: laptop Acer Aspire 1640Z
> distro: Debian etch
> kernel: 2.6.17
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6
> Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 04)
> lspci -nv
> 00:1b.0 0403: 8086:2668 (rev 04)
> Subsystem: 1025:009e
> Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 177
> Memory at d000c000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
> Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
> Capabilities:  Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+
> Queue=0/0 Enable-
> Capabilities:  Express Unknown type IRQ 0
> Capabilities:  Virtual Channel
> Capabilities:  Unknown (5)
> I've tried model=acer and acer-aspire to no avail.
> I notice in dmesg after trying 'modprobe snd-hda-intel model=acer'
> hda_codec: Unknown model for ALC882, trying auto-probe from
> but alsamixer shows:
> Card: HDA Intel
> Chip: Realtek ALC883
> at the top.
> There seems to be uncertainty about which model number, 882 or 883.
Your kernel is 2.6.17. Its alsa driver is too older.
It didn't provide patch_alc883 for ALC883 codec, but used the
patch_alc882 for it. AND there is no "model acer" in it.
I suggest that you try latest alsa driver.
Does model=acer or acer-aspire work?
> I wonder if this is the source of the difficulty.
> richard Lyons
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