[alsa-devel] no front speaker sound with ALC262

Rene Dohmen acidjunk at gmail.com
Mon Feb 25 13:49:43 CET 2008

Hi List,

Is there any chance that this bug will be fixed soon?

I did some C/C++ progtramming in the last years and i'm willing to  
help where possible.
But I am new to Open Source Development with a community of  
developers and users.

	Rene Dohmen

Op Feb 23, 2008, om 3:29 AM heeft Matthew R. Hurne het volgende  

> Matthew R. Hurne wrote:
>> Rene Dohmen wrote:
>>> Dear List,
>>> I have a problem with an Intel HDA soundcard
>>> lspci output:
>>> -----
>>> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High  
>>> Definition
>>> Audio Controller (rev 01)
>>> The sound volume is very very low when i use the headphone  
>>> output. The
>>> device has integrated speakers but i don't hear any sound coming  
>>> out of them
>>> (maybe because the volume is so low...). I've put all the mixer  
>>> channels to
>>> the maximum values. When booted in Win XP the soundcard works  
>>> correctly.
>>> Is see one line in my logs that indicate that something is wrong:  
>>> hda_codec:
>>> Unknown model for ALC262, trying auto-probe from BIOS...
>>> I didn't have it working with other versions of ALSA.  Tested with
>>> 1.0.14(provided with ubunty gutsy), then started reading, lots of
>>> suggestions
>>> stated that the problem would be solved in 1.0.15, so i compiled  
>>> 1.0.16 from
>>> src and replaced the default alsa modules with the new ones.
>>> De device i 'm using is supplied by tangent (
>>> http://www.tangent.com/t_all_in_one_LCDPC/vita_8000s.htm) its an  
>>> all in one
>>> solution with touchscreen and speakers integrated in one small  
>>> cabinet.
>>> I runned the alsa-info.sh script output and uploaded it:
>>> http://pastebin.ca/913865
>>> I don't know if this is the correct place for getting help but  
>>> all help is
>>> appreciated,
>> I have the exact same issue, Rene.  So far not much progress has  
>> been made - unfortunately I'm an ALSA user, not an ALSA  
>> developer.  I did create a bug here:
>> https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=3725  
>> (that's bug ID 0003725)
>> I suspect the issue boils down to the driver not recognizing the  
>> way things are "wired" together.  See the bug report for more  
>> details about what I've done thus far, which is essentially  
>> collection of as much information as possible for the ALSA  
>> developers to use in troubleshooting the issue.
>> Regards,
>> Matt Hurne
> I added your message to the mailing list as a note on the bug  
> report as well, Rene.
> Thanks,
> Matt

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