[alsa-devel] Regressions: MSI vs HDA-Intel
tiwai at suse.de
Fri Mar 26 18:31:22 CET 2010
At Fri, 26 Mar 2010 18:25:22 +0100,
Torsten Kaiser wrote:
> I have two systems that use the alsa hda-intel driver, both show
> regressions in relation to MSI.
> System 1: Athlon(tm) X2 BE-2400 with an AMD RS690/SB600 chipset
> 00:14.2 Audio device : ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel
> HDA) [1002:4383]
> (Mainboard is a MSI MS-7368)
> After upgrading from 2.6.31 to 2.6.33 I get a delay during bootup:
> [ 1.155925] HDA Intel 0000:00:14.2: PCI INT A -> GSI 16 (level,
> low) -> IRQ 16
> [ 1.159143] input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as
> [ 1.232595] firewire_core: created device fw0: GUID 00dc10000129c48f, S400
> [ 1.252677] hda_codec: ALC888: BIOS auto-probing.
> [ 1.259226] HDA Intel 0000:01:05.2: PCI INT B -> GSI 19 (level,
> low) -> IRQ 19
> [ 1.260293] HDA Intel 0000:01:05.2: irq 27 for MSI/MSI-X
> [ 1.314712] input: GenPS/2 Genius Mouse as
> [ 4.322508] hda-intel: azx_get_response timeout, switching to
> polling mode: last cmd=0x000f0000
> [ 5.332508] hda-intel: No response from codec, disabling MSI: last
> [ 6.342508] hda-intel: Codec #0 probe error; disabling it...
> [ 7.392508] hda_intel: azx_get_response timeout, switching to
> single_cmd mode: last cmd=0x000f0000
> [ 7.430464] ALSA device list:
> [ 7.431549] #0: HDA ATI SB at 0xfe7f4000 irq 16
> [ 7.432656] #1: HDA ATI HDMI at 0xfe9e8000 irq 27
> 2.6.34-rc2 does not boot on this system, something related to the new
> bootmem allocator, so I can't say if this might already be fixed for
> Should the system be blacklisted like the two Asus Athlon X2 boards,
> or is this some other bug?
If it happens on 2.6.33 and enable_msi=0 solves the issue, then yes,
we should put them on the blacklist.
> System 2: Opteron(tm) 2218 with an nVidia MCP55 chipset
> 00:06.1 Audio device : nVidia Corporation MCP55 High Definition
> Audio [10de:0371] (rev a2)
> (Mainboard is an ASUS KFN5-D SLI)
> Commit 80c43ed724797627d8f86855248c497a6161a214 disabled MSI for this
> system, but the MSI mode was working fine for all 2.6.33 versions I
> Should the generic blacklist disable MSI for all Athlon X2 instead of
> all nNvidia chipsets?
Well, it's not clear yet. I don't bet that non-athlon would have
any problem. So I keep it still disabled for Nvidia controllers.
You can put it in the whitelist instead.
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