[alsa-devel] [PATCH] ALSA: HDA: Fix front mic on Dell Precision M6500

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Aug 30 18:58:26 CEST 2010

At Thu, 26 Aug 2010 12:22:42 +0200,
I wrote:
> At Mon, 23 Aug 2010 21:25:55 +0200,
> David Henningsson wrote:
> > 
> > I admit that the best thing would be to make the driver support all
> > three mics, but at this point, the alsa driver can only support two, one
> > called "mic" and one called "front mic". I believe the best choice is to
> > select the internal mic as "front mic" and the mic jack on the laptop as
> > "mic", thus leaving the docking station mic jack non-functional.
> > 
> > The behavior without this patch is to select the mic jack on the laptop
> > as "mic" and the mic on the docking station as "front mic", thus leaving
> > the internal mic non-functional in all cases, and that regardless of you
> > have a docking station or not.
> OK, here is a test patch for fixing more intensively.  (I just did
> build-test, totally untested with real machines :)
> It basically extends the config parser to allow multiple input pins
> assigned for a single type.  The old input_pins field is kept for
> other drivers, so that it won't give regressions.  It'll be removed
> in future.

As my tests with hda-emu through all codec data passed well, I
committed the fixes to sound git tree now.
Give the latest alsa-driver snapshot try.



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