[alsa-devel] X-Fi support in ALSA.

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Mar 11 18:16:24 CET 2008

At Mon, 10 Mar 2008 20:20:48 +0000,
James Courtier-Dutton wrote:
> Hi,
> I have now had a chance to read some of the specs of the X-Fi cards. 
> aka. emu20k1.
> It turns out that some of the X-Fi cards have a compatibility mode.
> By default, they boot up in compatibility mode.
> The interesting point is that this "compatibility mode" is in fact the 
> intel-HD standard so could use the intel-hda driver.
> For one X-Fi card with IDs:
> Device 1102:0009 Subsystem: 1102:0010
> works a bit with the ALSA hda-intel driver.
> So far, the off the shelf hda-intel driver, with simple PCIs adjustment, 
> works for the above card, but only sound capture works so far, so 
> probably some quirk would be needed.
> This compatibility mode works with the Windows Vista UAA drivers.

Could you show /proc/asound/card*/codec#* contents for HD-audio mode?


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