[alsa-devel] Problems with snd-hda-intel and Asus M2NPV-VM. Please help!

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jun 29 09:27:37 CEST 2009

At Wed, 24 Jun 2009 11:34:49 -0700,
VDR User wrote:
> Greetings.  I've been trying for several days now to get the internal
> spdif working and am posting here as a last resort in hopes someone
> will know what's wrong.  I'll post system details at the end.
> My mainboard has 3 1/8" plugs on the back and an internal spdif_out
> connector.  If I plug say headphones into the green connector on the
> back, I hear sound in them.  I don't actually want to use analog sound
> at all.  Instead I've plugged the internal spdif_out+ground into my
> video cards spdif input.  Then I have the dvi output from the video
> card going to an hdmi input on my tv.  Note, I have the same setup
> (except for different mainboard) in another box and have used it to
> test the video card, which worked fine.  The problem is spdif doesn't
> seem to be working at all.  I've eliminated everything else down to
> either a problem in alsa somewhere, or possibly my xine settings
> (though I doubt it since I used the same settings from my working
> box).  For alsa I've tried loading the snd_hda_intel driver with
> "model=3stack", "model=3stack position_fix=1", and "model=3stack
> position_fix=1 enable_msi=1".  None of these worked, I still get
> nothing on spdif out.  I've also tried (un)muting tons of combinations
> in alsamixer.
> Could the problem be my kernel version?  Alsa version?  libasound?
> Any ideas at all guys??  Any and all help is GREATLY appreciated!

Try the very latest alsa-driver snapshot before doing any debugging.

If this still doesn't work, run alsa-info.sh with --no-upload option,
and attach the generated file.  I'll start checking after this.



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