[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Line In for Acer Inspire 6530G model

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jun 30 08:35:11 CEST 2009

At Tue, 30 Jun 2009 08:07:21 +0200,
Juan Jesús García de Soria Lucena wrote:
> Hi.
> 2009/6/30 Emilio López <buhitoescolar at gmail.com>:
> > 2009/6/29 Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de>:
> >> I applied this as this appears safe.
> >> Emilio, could you check whether this works?
> >
> > I don't have the necessary cable to connect my MP3/CD Player to line
> > in, sorry. Unless I can use a normal mic on line in (I guess not,
> > because mics don't have any power supply), I won't be able to test.
> Some time ago I was the one to (wrongly, it seems) report the 6530G to
> work with the 4930 model. My problem was not being able to use the
> internal mic for audioconference, which that model fixed. I didn't put
> any attention into the "tuba" thing (I suspected it to be a marketing
> thing, with the bass speaker tied to one of the two stereo channels).
> I've been reading the thread, and I think I'll be able to test the
> line-in issue. But I'm a bit confused about where to get the latest
> driver snapshot package. Could you please provide a link to it, so
> that I can get it running on my Ubuntu 9.04 installation?

The alsa-driver snapshot tarball can be found at

There seems some script for Ubuntu to adapt that tree automatically,
but I don't remember exactly as I'm no Ubuntu user :)



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