[alsa-devel] ALC892 optical SPDIF not working

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri Jul 30 11:13:48 CEST 2010

At Fri, 30 Jul 2010 10:00:13 +0200,
Manuel Lauss wrote:
> Hello,
> I have a Gigabyte 890GX-based board with an ALC892 codec.
> The optical SPDIF output does not work at all (i.e. no red light on
> the cable), and the kernel prints
> "ALSA hda_codec.c:407: Too many connections"
> messages whenever sound is played (analog works, but I need
> digital).

Could you try the latest alsa-driver-snapshot?

I fixed a few things regarding digital I/O handling of Realtek codecs
now, and fixed the too-many-connections bug there, too.



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