[alsa-devel] [PATCH] add the nvidia HDMI codec driver for MCP77/79

Pavel Hofman pavel.hofman at insite.cz
Wed Sep 3 14:11:16 CEST 2008

>> ......
>> According to these codes, It only can get the realtek codec and can not
>> get hdmi codec, if just change azx_max_codecs[AZX_DRIVER_NVIDIA] to 4
>> I think if remove "if (!audio_codecs)", it will be better, and I only
>> need to chang azx_max_codecs[AZX_DRIVER_NVIDIA] to 4
> Well, the check is there for a good reason.
> There are many machines with broken BIOS reporting the 4th slot
> available although it isn't actually.  It's a workaround to skip such
> a bogus information.  So, it cannot be changed so easily.
> We need to sort out this in a better way...  Oh well.

Please, please, put the above information as a comment to the respective 
place. These "hacks" should be commented :)

Thanks a lot,


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