[alsa-devel] ALC892 support for multiple spdif outputs
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 16 10:30:14 CEST 2010
At Mon, 16 Aug 2010 09:52:31 +0200,
Sander Knopper wrote:
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> On Monday 16 August 2010 08:42:07 you wrote:
> > At Sun, 15 Aug 2010 14:57:51 +0200,
> > Sander Knopper wrote:
> > > Dear developers,
> > >
> > > I've opened a bug about this problem which can be viewed here:
> > > https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=5101
> > >
> > > Raymond mentions in his last comment that I should ask you to, if I
> > > understand correctly, do the same trick as in the commit he refers to
> > > also for the ALC892 chip. Which obviously is the one I have...
> > >
> > > You can find all the relevant information in the bug entry.
> > Could you post the exact problem and attach alsa-info.sh output to ML?
> > It'll help much for communication on ML.
> > Takashi
> Ok, I can do that...
> The problem is that I have an Asus P7H55 M Pro motherboard which uses the
> ALC892 codec. I'm using this system as a HTPC and thus I'm trying to get sound
> from the HTPC to my receiver. The motherboard only has an optical output which
> shouldn't be an problem, be it that my receiver only has a coaxial input.
> So I bought an spdif bracket made by Asus which has both a coaxial and optical
> output and connected it to the internal spdif pins on the motherboard. So far
> so good, but the real problem is that I can't get the bracket to work. When I
> unmute all the spdif related entries with alsamixer only the optical output on
> the motherboard itself "gives light" and the one on the bracket doesn't.
> I've searched the internet a bit and I tried switching the audio output in the
> bios from HDMI to SPDIF and vice versa, but that doesn't make any difference.
> alsa-info is attached.
OK. Did you test the latest alsa-driver-snapshot?
The multi-SPDIF support is generic for all Realtek codecs.
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