[alsa-devel] ALC892 optical SPDIF not working

Manuel Lauss manuel.lauss at googlemail.com
Fri Jul 30 12:24:40 CEST 2010

On Fri, Jul 30, 2010 at 11:13 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> 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?
>    ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-snapshot.tar.gz
> I fixed a few things regarding digital I/O handling of Realtek codecs
> now, and fixed the too-many-connections bug there, too.

I pulled from your tree: AC3/DTS passthrough works now, however "normal" audio
only works with 48kHz rate.

Thank you!
       Manuel Lauss

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