[alsa-devel] Issue with onboard sound on Toshiba A110-225
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Oct 13 11:37:35 CEST 2008
At Mon, 13 Oct 2008 04:59:58 +1000,
Travis Place wrote:
> Hey all,
> When working out an issue for a person in #alsa, i found that the onboard
> sound in their laptop (A110-225) has the Subsystem IDs 1179:ff01 . The card
> has an ALC861 codec.. the issue (non-fatal thankfully) is that the above
> mentioned Subsystem IDs match in patch_realtek.c to 'dallas' which is for an
> ALC861VD codec..
> SND_PCI_QUIRK(0x1179, 0xff01, "DALLAS", ALC861VD_DALLAS),
> The user was getting the non-fatal:
> hda_codec: Unknown model for ALC861, trying auto-probe from BIOS...
> in dmesg..
Note that this is *NO* error or warning at all. This is nothing but a
info. Ideally, all hardwares should be handled in that way. Only
hardwares that don't work with auto-probe should have the preset.
> I had the user force the 'toshiba' model (which is valid for ALC861) and the
> warning went away, and sound continues to work as it should..
> Just wanted to make sure this problem (even though non-fatal) is documented,
> and we are aware of it. Perhaps this laptop, and the 'Dallas' need to be
> matched on some other level.
ALC861 and ALC861VD are different codes, so they have independent
preset tables. Maybe that's why.
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