[alsa-devel] Testers wanted: New SB X-Fi driver
mdiehl.os at gmx.de
Tue Jun 30 19:55:44 CEST 2009
> At Tue, 30 Jun 2009 16:10:45 +0200,
> Matthias Diehl wrote:
> > hi,
> > i guess you dont speak german, do you? well, i'll try it in
> english ;-)
> > i tried to install your newest x-fi "hack" in ubuntu 9.04 64bit.
> it's an x-fi extreme music. i downloaded this snapshot:
> Use alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz instead of the unstable one.
> > while the installation process there are some warnings. after
> replacing the demon.conf and reboot there was no sound.
> > then i noticed the sentence "Note that the ctxfi driver might
> conflict with the HD-audio driver" in the description. i think my
> problem is the hdmi soundchip from my graphics adapter (sapphire
> radeon hd 4870) which was automatically installed at the
> ("hda intel sound").
> You are likely looking at irrelevant things.
> There are several variants of X-Fi boards. Many of them are equipped
> with emu20k1 or emu20k2 chip. Some of these models can behave as
> HD-audio compatible, too. These are supported by snd-ctxfi driver.
> In addition, there is X-Fi models that are without emu20k1/emu20k2
> chips. Some of them (CA0110-IBG) behave only as a HD-audio device,
> and some others are with CA0106 chip. The former is supported by
> snd-hda-intel driver and the latter by snd-ca0106 driver.
> So, they cannot be deactivated. The only question is whether you have
> emu20k1/emu20k2 chip on your board. And this can be checked when you
> load snd-ctxfi driver. If the driver is properly loaded and the
> card instance is created (see /proc/asound/cards), then it's good.
> Otherwise, your board is no such one. You need other drivers.
> Please ask further questions on alsa-devel ML (you can add me to Cc,
> though) so that other people with your board can advice better.
i now tried to install the stable version, but i have still no sound.
here's what lspci | grep audio says:
01:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc HD48x0 audio
05:00.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB X-Fi
lsmod | grep snd says:
snd_hda_intel 557492 1
snd_pcm_oss 52352 0
snd_mixer_oss 24960 2 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 99336 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq_dummy 11524 0
snd_seq_oss 41984 0
snd_seq_midi 15744 0
snd_rawmidi 33920 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 16512 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 66272 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 34064 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 16276 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd 78792 9 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 16800 2 snd
snd_page_alloc 18704 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
cat /proc/asound/cards says:
0 [HDMI ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI HDMI
HDA ATI HDMI at 0xf7dfc000 irq 17
i hope, someone can help me ...
greetings from germany,
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