[alsa-devel] intel-hd on an intel G33 motherboard

Claudio Matsuoka cmatsuoka at gmail.com
Thu Jan 10 13:17:39 CET 2008

On Dec 26, 2007 4:42 PM, De Fuuss <fuuss at hotmail.com> wrote:

> Maybe I'm missing something, but I've failed to get even the slightest noise out of the onboard sound card from a Intel G33 motherboard. I tried the alsa drivers from the alsa-driver-1.0.15 package as well as the the alsa drivers provided by kernel 2.6.23 (built as modules), to no avail.
> The sound chip is identified as a Intel HDA / Realtek ALC888 on the Intel G33 ICH9 motherboard.

I'm using a Dell Inspiron 530 with a G33 chipset, and I can confirm
that the sound output isn't quite good. The Inspiron possibly needs a
specific quirk to get the 5.1 output right, and even in 2ch mode the
pin assignment is strange.

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