[alsa-devel] Testers wanted: New SB X-Fi driver
frashman at freenet.de
Thu Jul 16 12:37:04 CEST 2009
Oh sorry ... I mean ... SIDE and SURROUND (==REAR) are swapped!
> Takashi Iwai schrieb:
>> At Wed, 15 Jul 2009 12:55:23 +0200,
>> Frashman wrote:
>>> Hi Takashi,
>>> first of all, thank you for developing this driver.
>>> I tested it today. It works, so far.
>>> But two annoying things. As you mentioned, I got problems, if the
>>> onboard sound modules are loaded. Then i get no sound out auf my xfi.
>> It's likely the collision of PCI device ID.
>> Some X-Fi models support both HD-audio and emu20kx-native modes. The
>> modes are switched by some magical sequence.
>> Anyway, please run alsa-info.sh with --no-upload option, and attach
>> the generated file.
> I let the kernel auto probe all sound modules and generated then the
> It's attached.
>>> If I disable the loading of snd-hda-intel modules while booting,
>>> then it works.
>>> The second problem is, that SIDE and SURROUND connectors are
>>> interchanged. I'm absolutly sure, it works fine under windows and
>>> the connector colors are also correct.
>>> If I run speaker-test -c8 the SIDE Speakers sounds come out of my
>>> REAR (SURROUND) Speakers, while nothing is coming out of my rear
>>> speakers, if i'm using speaker-test -c6
>> So, the side channels (channel 7 & 8) and the rear channels (3 & 4)
>> are swapped when running with 8 channel mode?
> The REAR and SURROUND channels are swapped in 4, 6 and 8channel mode
> ... so they always swapped. (speaker-test)
> AND because there are swapped in 6channel mode too .... there is
> nothing coming out of the rear channels, if I connect everything
> right. I double checked it with windows and with cable colors.
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