[alsa-devel] Is Intel 82801G (ICH7 family) with VIA VT1708B 8-Ch supported?

Zaar Hai haizaar at haizaar.com
Wed Feb 17 14:07:33 CET 2010

No one have replied, so I'll ask again.
May be someone can give just yes/no answer: VIA VT1708B as ICH7 HDA codec -
supported or not?

On Sun, Feb 14, 2010 at 10:33 PM, Zaar Hai <haizaar at haizaar.com> wrote:

> Good day, dear ALSA developers!
> I've got several boards based on Intel G41 chipset, which has ICH7
> south bridge with VT1708B codec on it. While VT1708B seems to be
> supported since 2007, on all my computers the card is recognized, but
> mixer does not work:
>   $ alsamixer
>   alsamixer: function snd_mixer_load failed: Invalid argument
> I've tried it on Debian, OpenSuse and Ubuntu (including nightly
> builds), both 32 and 64 bit version, on 4 computers (all have the same
> hardware) - result is the same: card recognized, sound is played, but
> mixer (volume channels, etc.) does not.
> So, I've thought, that since G41 is rather new, may be this ICH7 with
> VT1708B combo is not supported by alsa yet?
> [1]. http://pastebin.com/m50dcbff0 - contents of
> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0
> [2]. http://pastebin.com/m42320afc - lspci output
> [3]. http://pastebin.com/m443eaa12 - aplay -l output
> P.S. If you think this message rather belongs to users and not devel
> list, just tell me to go there. I've just thought that supported/not
> supported question should better be asked devel list.
> --
> Zaar


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