[alsa-devel] ALC883 features

Lee Revell rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sat May 30 07:41:55 CEST 2009

On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 11:30 AM, Michael Leies
<michael.leies at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I just bought a new computer from Dell with a Realtek ALC1200 (883?).
>  After messing with alsa configurations and looking into the driver
> code a bit, I noted that a few features i'd like don't seem to be
> supported by the current driver.
> 1) Use of all 10 channels, only 8 are wired out to the 7.1 pcm device
> (forgive me if i lack the proper terminology for the moment).  From
> the 883 datasheet, and comments in 1.0.20 code it seems the last 2
> channels could be wired out as a separate PCM device.

How did you conclude that the ALC883 specs apply to the ALC1200?
Every source I can find says the ALC1200 is an 8 channel codec.
Unfortunately there's no Realtek doc for the ALC1200 so this is based
on various reviews and forum posts...


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