[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Allow to force model to intel-mac-v3 in snd_hda_intel (sigmatel).

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Sun Jul 27 10:51:47 CEST 2008

At Mon, 21 Jul 2008 22:18:01 +0800,
Nicolas Boichat wrote:
> Hi all,
> Currently, even if you pass model=intel-mac-v3 as a module parameter to
> snd_hda_intel, the function patch_stac922x (patch_sigmatel.c) will still
> try to auto-detect the model type. This is a problem on my MacBook Pro 1st
> generation, which needs intel-mac-v3, but sometimes incorrectly reports
> 0x00000100 as subsystem id, which causes the switch in patch_stac922x to
> select intel-mac-v4.
> To fix this, I added a new model called intel-mac-auto, so in case no
> module parameter is passed, and an Intel Mac board is detected, the
> model will be automatically detected, while no detection will be done
> if the model is forced to intel-mac-v3.
> This problem has been around for quite a while, and I used to fix it
> by moving the case statement for 0x00000100 in patch_stac922x so that
> intel-mac-v3 is chosen.
> Another way to fix the problem would be to check if a module parameter
> was set directly in patch_stac922x, using something like this:
> if (spec->board_config == STAC_INTEL_MAC_V3 &&
> 	!codec->bus->modelname) {
> But I think it is less elegant (if you prefer that way, I can prepare a
> patch).
> This applies against 2.6.26, and should apply without any problem on the
> latest git.
> Thanks,
> Best regards,
> Nicolas
> Signed-off-by: Nicolas Boichat <nicolas at boichat.ch>

Thanks, applied now.  Will be in 2.6.27.


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