[alsa-devel] HDA Intel IDT 92HD71B7X - HP Pavilion DV7-1299EF - Only the left speaker is working
tiwai at suse.de
Wed Nov 11 18:35:35 CET 2009
At Wed, 11 Nov 2009 16:22:47 +0100,
Wael Nasreddine (a.k.a eMxyzptlk) wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 29, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Takashi Iwai<tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> > At Tue, 28 Jul 2009 20:07:29 +0200,
> > Wael Nasreddine (a.k.a eMxyzptlk) wrote:
> >> On Mon, Jul 27, 2009 at 3:15 PM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> >> At Sat, 25 Jul 2009 21:44:46 +0200,
> >> Wael Nasreddine (a.k.a eMxyzptlk) wrote:
> >> >
> >> > I still got no solution for this problem,
> >> Which problem?
> >> It'd be helpful if you give a problem summary and what you've done
> >> until now (and don't do top-posting)...
> >> thanks,
> >> Takashi
> >> Hi Takashi,
> >> I'm sorry I didn't notice that the problem wasn't quoted in my last message,
> >> anyway the whole topic is included in the forwarded message below, I tried
> >> using hda-verb and hda-analyzer, like you suggested in one of your emails, but
> >> since I don't even know what I'm looking for nor what to try, I did not got
> >> too far!
> >> What else do you suggest? Are you aware of anyone having a similar issue I can
> >> query to help me figure it out ?
> > First off, try the very latest alsa-driver snapshot.
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz
> > The problem is that BIOS sets only one stereo speaker in the pin
> > configuration, so the driver cannot know what to do with another
> > speaker. In short, it's a BIOS bug.
> > To overcome that, you need to figure out which pin corresponds to the
> > speaker. The rest available (analog) output pins are 0x0f and 0x14.
> > Set these as output pins, and connect to DAC. For example,
> > # hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x0f SET_PIN_WID 0x40
> > # hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x0f SET_CONN 0
> > which enables the output of the pin 0x0f, then connects to the first
> > DAC (= 0x10). Similarly,
> > # hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x14 SET_PIN_WID 0x40
> > # hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x15 SET_CONN 0
> > which enables the output of the pin 0x14, then changes the connection
> > of its mux (0x15) to the first DAC (0x10).
> > If these don't help, it's possible that some GPIO bits play any role.
> > Play with GPIO bits, which can be also changed via hda-verb.
> > Takashi
> Hey Takashi,
> I tried what you have suggested above, and I also tried to upgrade the
> BIOS (it's F.2C now) but I still have the same problem with my sound,
> here's an updated alsa-info output
This is obviously from the very old alsa-driver version.
Double-check whether the installation was correct.
Also, please attach alsa-info.sh output (run with --no-upload option)
instead of uploading to a server.
Anyway, try the very latest snapshot (as of today). A few new fixes
for HD laptops are there. And remove all module options for
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