[alsa-devel] hda-intel on Asus M2N-X Plus NVIDIA GeForce 6100/nForce 430 mobo
ghjeold_i_mwee at cox.net
Mon Jun 16 20:27:04 CEST 2008
Nigel Henry wrote:
> I've just built a new machine, and expected problems with the onboard
> soundcard, and also have problems with the onboard NIC, but that's another
> problem, which is resolved by installing my last remaining realtek 8139 PCI
Is the sound device enabled in BIOS? And I'm surprised that your NIC
isn't working. Those are
almost generic these days.
> Anyway the mobo is an Asus M2N-X Plus NVIDIA GeForce 6100/nForce 430, and the
> Southbridge (which appears to handle allsorts of stuff) is MCP61.
> the specs for the soundcard from the Asus site are below.
> ALC662 6-Channel High Definition Audio Azalia CODEC
> Support Jack-Sensing, Enumeration, Multi-streaming
> S/PDIF out on back I/O port
Did a search in the driver source and the azalia is mentioned in the
hda-intel.c module. Using hg snapshot of 20080520.
> This is using the Fedora 8 distro, which has alsa driver 1.0.15, and is
> probably a bit old.
Yeah, probably a good idea to upgrade this. Did you notice that
jaroslav had just posted the 1.0.17rc2 link?
> The card is not detected at bootup, but I did a modprobe snd-hda-intel, using
> various model options. the modules were loaded, but a cat /proc/asound/cards
> showed "no soundcards detected"
If you do a search in the dmesg output for intel or hda or snd or alsa
or azalia does anything turn up?
> I don't want to waste too much time on this onboard card, and will probably
> buy a cheap well supported card, just to get some sounds on this new machine.
> All the same I've run the alsa-info.sh script, and the link is below.
The modules showing here are not from bootup, but are manually installed?
> Any comments, as always welcome.
> Btw: My other machines use Audigy2 soundblaster (emu10k1) on the first
> machine, and Ensoniq (ens1371) on the other machine, and no problems with
> these cards at all. I cannot repeat my opinions/thoughts about hda-intel
> Thanks for all your work you folks.
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