[alsa-devel] Backported sbxfi driver (UNTESTED!)
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Oct 13 04:08:11 CEST 2008
At Sun, 12 Oct 2008 20:16:10 -0500,
Christopher Lemire wrote:
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> On Sun, Oct 12, 2008 at 2:34 PM, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Sat, 11 Oct 2008 13:04:02 -0500,
> > William Pitcock wrote:
> >> Hi,
> >> On Sat, 2008-10-11 at 19:41 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> >> > Could you build with XXX_CONST_TIMER defined? This will disable the
> >> > adaptive timer-resolution handling I added to the driver, which
> >> > doesn't
> >> > exist in OSS sbxfi code at all.
> >> No change in behaviour. It survives a little longer, but then the system
> >> hardlocks... without me even touching the keyboard even.
> > This can be a spin deadlock I fixed today.
> > Could you try the latest sound-unstable GIT or snapshot tarball?
> > Also, now the driver has "debug" module option. As default, it's 1,
> > and the driver shows some debug messages. When it's 2, it shows more
> > often, e.g. at each IRQ. When it's 3, it shows all register accesses.
> > The debug option can be changed even dynamically via sysfs. Write
> > /sys/modules/snd_sbxfi/parameters/debug file as root,
> > # echo 3 > /sys/modules/..../debug
> > Just a note before I go to bed :)
> > Takashi
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> Would someone mind telling me how I can put my card in hda-intel mode
> and use the snd-hda-intel driver with it? I read it was possible to do
> that with the creative windows software but didn't see that anywhere.
> Is there any reason I shouldn't do that? Do I really need any Xfi
> driver when I can do that? My Xfi card is a newer one that should have
> the hda-intel mode. It's Vista compatible (though I use it dual boot
> with xp) and a newer PCIe model called Titanium. It's newer than the
> Creative Linux beta driver, so it will not work with that or OSS4. I
> just removed OSS4 and going back to Alsa to test that snd-sbxfi
> because OSS4 would crash my computer with this sound card. I think the
> OSS4 was written for older Xfi models, not this newer PCIe model I
> have. Chances of me getting it to work in Linux aren't good, so I'll
> probably be doing a RMA on it in the next few days before I run out of
> time to do that and going back to using onboard audio.
The sound-unstable tree contains the HD-audio X-Fi support, but right
now it's disabled due to possible conflicts of drivers.
Just uncomment the corresponding entries in PCI entries of
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