[alsa-devel] Acer Ferrari 5000
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Mar 23 14:40:13 CET 2009
At Mon, 23 Mar 2009 06:36:06 -0700,
Russ Dill wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 5:51 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > At Mon, 23 Mar 2009 04:54:34 -0700,
> > Russ Dill wrote:
> >> On Mon, Mar 23, 2009 at 3:54 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> >> > At Sat, 21 Mar 2009 22:23:15 -0700,
> >> > Russ Dill wrote:
> >> >>
> >> >> GIven the recent changes in gnome land (pulseaudio), I'd like to be
> >> >> able to get alsa support for my hardware fixed up. My biggest
> >> >> annoyance right now is that when I plug headphones in, it doesn't mute
> >> >> the speakers. Another issue I have is that I'd like to have support
> >> >> for audio out on HDMI (which is supported by Vista). On with the show.
> >> >
> >> > Try the later version of alsa-driver or kernel, and pass model=auto.
> >> > As default model=acer is chosen for ALC883 with Acer vendor SSID,
> >> > and it's known that it doesn't match with the recent Acer laptops
> >> > at all. The BIOS auto-parsing mode would work better recently.
> >> I still get dmesg errors (audio does play though):
> >> [229513.339812] hda-intel: Invalid position buffer, using LPIB read
> >> method instead.
> >> [229513.436583] hda-intel: IRQ timing workaround is activated for card
> >> #0. Suggest a bigger bdl_pos_adj.
> > These are no errors. You can ignore for now.
> ok, but the "azx_get_response timeout" ones seem to be as audio
> glitches when the occur.
Does it happen with model=auto? The driver doesn't work without that
option, as I mentioned.
> > Which alsa-driver are you using now? At best, try the latest
> > alsa-driver snapshot from
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz
> > or the sound git tree at
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git
> I'm currently using whatever comes in 2.6.28 with ubuntu. I'll try out
> the git tree.
Bah, that's way too old to debug...
> >> The Center mixer control now controls my left laptop speaker and the
> >> LFE mixer control controls the right speaker. The Surround control
> >> that used to control the laptop speakers now does nothing.
> >> Attempting to MUTE the LFE channel, the audio skipped a bit and I got:
> >> [229698.556044] hda_intel: azx_get_response timeout, switching to
> >> polling mode: last cmd=0x10db0001
> >> [229699.561017] hda_intel: azx_get_response timeout, switching to
> >> single_cmd mode: last cmd=0x10db0001
> >> My system just hung (likely due to wireless drivers) and I rebooted
> >> and with model=auto again, the mixer controls are different. There is
> >> no LFE or Center controls, but there is an added Headphone volume
> >> control (which does nothing). Front controls the headphone volume,
> >> nothing controls the speaker volume.
> >> I've been unable to hear digital output (mplayer -ao alsa:device=iec958).
> > The device is likely not "iec958" but "hdmi".
> no such device exists with model=auto (or without setting model).
Yes, too old version :)
> >> My laptop has an internal microphone, two internal speakers, a
> >> headphone jack, a mic in jack, a line in jack, and digital audio out
> >> via hdmi.
> > And alsa-info output? Use model=auto from now on.
> > The default model (acer) doesn't work obviously for your laptop.
> It was attached to the previous email
Ah, overlooked. Thanks.
But better the one from the latest driver...
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