[alsa-devel] VIA VT1708S

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Aug 11 08:14:26 CEST 2010

Niels Mayer wrote:
> The vt1708 "just works" with recent versions of linux kernels. On my
> system it calls itself "SB" (soundblaster?)

south bridge

> Also, some setups (like my ASUS_M4A78T-E mobo ) the vt1708S gives you
> a additional HDMI device you may never use, yet it uses an interrupt
> and an ALSA audio device.
> ##  1 [SB             ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI SB
> ##                       HDA ATI SB at 0xfb7f4000 irq 16
> ##  2 [HDMI           ]: HDA-Intel - HDA ATI HDMI
> ##                       HDA ATI HDMI at 0xfb9fc000 irq 19

This is the audio-over-HDMI function of the ATI graphics card or the
integrated GPU.


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