[alsa-devel] Intel ICH7/Realtek ALC262 on MSI MS-7290 (Crystal 945)
tdavis at dsl-only.net
Thu Jan 31 08:08:39 CET 2008
Sorry for not getting back sooner. Could you try alsa-1.0.16rc2 with
the following configuration:
./configure --with-cards=hda-intel --with-debug=detect && make
&& sudo make install
After it is installed, type "dmesg" and look for the alsa output
(line-outs, speakers, etc). Copy that into an email and send it to me,
On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 11:54 -0500, Matthew R. Hurne wrote:
> Matthew R. Hurne wrote:
> > Greetings,
> > I am running Linux on an MSI Crystal 945, which has a highly-integrated
> > MS-7290 mainboard. This board includes an Intel ICH7 southbridge and a
> > Realtek ALC262 codec. The board has integrated microphone, line-in and
> > line-out jacks (labeled AUDIO-JK1 on the board). In addition, the unit
> > has internal speakers. The speakers are connected to an MSI MS-4088; a
> > small board which also hosts the unit's power button. The MS-4088 is
> > connected to the MS-7290 mainboard with some bundled wires.
> > ALSA appears to accurately determine that the unit has an ICH7 and
> > ALC262, and I am able to use alsamixer to adjust levels. I am also able
> > to use aplay without any reported errors. However, no audio is heard
> > from the units internal speakers. I have passed every possible model
> > (as listed in ALSA-Configuration.txt) to the ALSA driver
> > (snd-hda-intel), to no avail. For some of the models (or perhaps all; I
> > unfortunately did not pay close attention to this detail), audio IS
> > heard through headphones plugged in to the unit's line-out jack.
> > However, the audio heard is at an extremely low volume, even if all the
> > mixer levels are unmuted and set to 100%. Note that if the driver is
> > loaded without specifying a model, or when specifying "model=auto", I
> > see the following from dmesg:
> > hda_codec: Unknown model for ALC262, trying auto-probe from BIOS...
> > I have tried the following versions of ALSA: 1.0.14, 1.0.15, 1.0.16rc1.
> > The unit is running Linux kernel version 126.96.36.199-kiosk-1; it is vanilla
> > 188.8.131.52 patched for unionfs, squashfs and bootsplash.
> > I am attaching the contents of /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 and lspci -vv.
> > I also have a graph generated by codecgraph, but won't attach it now
> > since it will cause my message to be large enough to await moderator
> > approval.
> Graph attached...
> > The version of GCC used to compile ALSA is 3.3.5:
> > root at kiosk:~# gcc -v
> > Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-slackware-linux/3.3.5/specs
> > Configured with: ../gcc-3.3.5/configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared
> > --enable-threads=posix --enable-__cxa_atexit --disable-checking
> > --with-gnu-ld --verbose --target=i486-slackware-linux
> > --host=i486-slackware-linux
> > Thread model: posix
> > gcc version 3.3.5
> > I would not be surprised if this is a board configuration the ALSA team
> > has not yet dealt with. As far as I can tell, the MS-7290 was designed
> > specifically for the Crystal 945 barebones unit, so its probably not in
> > widespread use. Is there someone who would be willing to work with me
> > to get this working? Just let me know what you need, and I'll do my
> > best to provide it.
> > BTW, I did have to "hack" the alsa-driver 1.0.16rc1 source to get the
> > various ALSA kernel modules to load (removed unresolved references to
> > do_posix_clock_monotonic_gettime; I think tiwai's fix in
> > include/adriver.h could be applied elsewhere, but I just removed the
> > references altogether).
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