[alsa-devel] [PATCH ALSA HDA 1/1] Fix alc662_dac_nid and change 6stack-dig to 5stack-dig

Valerio Tesei valerio.tesei at gmail.com
Wed Apr 13 21:12:55 CEST 2011

Il 13/04/2011 13:08, Valerio tesei ha scritto:
> 2011/4/13 Raymond Yau <superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com>:
>> 2011/4/12 Valerio Tesei <valerio.tesei at gmail.com>
>>> Il 11/04/2011 10:21, Valerio tesei ha scritto:
>>>> 2011/4/10 Raymond Yau <superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com>
>>>>> 2011/4/8 Valerio tesei <valerio.tesei at gmail.com>
>>>>>> Hi Raymond,
>>>>>> I spent a little time reading sound documentation but doesn't find
>>> anything
>>>>>> about how to apply a patch to snd-hda-intel, but it is needed? there is
>>> no
>>>>>> an "patch auto detect"? i enable the patch option in HDA-Intel kernel
>>>>>> config, this WE i will study more, Takashi could you please give me
>>>>>> documentation about patch applying?
>>>>> The easy way is to use Takashi 's daily snapshot
>>>>> since there are a few patches related to alc892
>>>> I'm using it.
>>>> I must wait for a patch, hoping in Takashi? :)
>>>> I think i will make some experiment on patch_realtek.c :)
>>>> For the noise problem if i understand a little, could be a connection
>>>> problem, i will try to graph it.
>>>> For the capture problem i need to read more :)
>>>>>> About the NVIDIA video card, do you think that the hdmi on NVIDIA could
>>>>>> conflicts with the one in motherboard, creating the problem that I'm
>>>>>> experiencing?
>>>>>> I didn't check anything on kernel regarding HDMI, and i use an "edited"
>>>>>> NVIDIA driver (by me) to build against 2.6.39 (only rename smp_lock.h
>>> to
>>>>>> smp.h in the code) version is 270, taken from gentoo repos.
>>>>> you have to ask nvidia hdmi expert or asus forum
>>>> Seems to be a common problem from 2.6.37 with 267.10 driver, for the
>>>> moment i will hope this does not create any problem.
>>>> I'm not using hdmi on Mobo neither the one on Video card.
>>>>>> To clarify my self
>>>>>> - I *need* to apply alc662 patch to snd-hda-intel to test if commits
>>> work?
>>>>>> - I *need* to solve problems with NVIDIA drivers to make my sound card
>>>>>> work?
>>>>>> (and if i must specify witch port nvidia must use how i could do that?)
>>>>>> - alsaconf doesn't find my sound card, even when it works (crackly but
>>>>>> works) is this problem linked to capture streams problems ?
>>>>> No need to do anything if Takashi mention that model="auto" is used to
>>>>> support 6stack motherboard
>>>> This mean that tecnicaly my sound card/motherboard must work with the
>>>> patches that Takashi commited?
>>>>>> Some news:
>>>>>> - after module loading I hear a big noise
>>>>>> - after upgrade to Takashi's sound-2.6 kernel tree, i hear dx louder
>>> than
>>>>>> sx
>>>>>> - some times the sounds mute, after 7/10 seconds sound come back (no
>>>>>> changes
>>>>>> in alsamixer)
>>>>>> I know that I'm completely usefulness and a little bit annoying, I'm
>>>>>> reading
>>>>>> about alsa devel but I gess is a little bit hard for me.
>>>>> [    7.111176] SKU: override=0x1
>>>>> [    7.111385] hda_codec: ALC892: BIOS auto-probing.
>>>>> [    7.111389] autoconfig: line_outs=4 (0x14/0x15/0x16/0x17/0x0)
>>>>> --
>>>>> [    7.116998] Cannot find slave PCM Playback Switch, skipped
>>>>> [    7.117657] input: HDA Intel Headphone as
>>>>> /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/sound/card0/input4
>>>>> As you have specifed in BIOS setup that "Front Panel Connector" is
>>> [AC97]
>>>>> and the BIOS seem set "Misc=NO_PRESENCE"
>>>>> why does the driver still create
>>>>> /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/sound/card0/input4 for jack reporting ?
>>>>> Node 0x1b [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x40058f: Stereo Amp-In Amp-Out
>>>>>  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x03, stepsize=0x27, mute=0
>>>>>  Amp-In vals:  [0x00 0x00]
>>>>>  Amp-Out caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x00, stepsize=0x00, mute=1
>>>>>  Amp-Out vals:  [0x00 0x00]
>>>>>  Pincap 0x0001373e: IN OUT HP EAPD Detect Trigger
>>>>>    Vref caps: HIZ 50 GRD 80 100
>>>>>  EAPD 0x2: EAPD
>>>>>  Pin Default 0x02214120: [Jack] HP Out at Ext Front
>>>>>    Conn = 1/8, Color = Green
>>>>>    DefAssociation = 0x2, Sequence = 0x0
>>>>>    Misc = NO_PRESENCE
>>>>>  Pin-ctls: 0xc0: OUT HP VREF_HIZ
>>>>>  Unsolicited: tag=00, enabled=0
>>>>>  Power states:  D0 D1 D2 D3 EPSS
>>>>>  Power: setting=D0, actual=D0
>>>>>  Connection: 5
>>>>>     0x0c 0x0d 0x0e 0x0f 0x26*
>>>> I disconnected the front panel, before install windows 7 to test if
>>>> soundcard work, i was thinking that te problem was a short circuit.
>>>> ___________________________________________
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>>>> Takashi if you need debug or something else just ask.
>>> I put "more verbose debug" into my kernel config, I'm starting to describe
>>> the issue:
>>> my player is mplayer, I'm playing a divx by alsa output.
>>> I tried the patch suggested by Raymond
>>>        if (codec->vendor_id == 0x10ec0892)
>>>                spec->stream_analog_alt_capture =
>>> &alc880_pcm_analog_alt_capture;
>>> Putted into sound/pci/hda/patch_realtek.c ,  function patch_acl662, but
>>> nothing changed, issues are the same.
>>> After module is loaded big noise starts, at first right channel is muted, I
>>> hear realy disturbed and bass are crackly, after 10 minutes right channel
>>> start crack, after 10 minutes, right channel is low but sounds, only bass
>>> cracks, and high frequencies are clear.
>>> Front-Panel is physicaly detached from motherboard, in bios is setted as
>>> "AC97", and S/P-DIF is setted as S/P-DIF
>>> New alsa-info are this:
>>> http://www.alsa-project.org/db/?f=cef5e8099352f29c70b20ae2853714a200cb37a4
>>> --
>> http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.linux.alsa.devel/79348
>> your info is different from  hda-emu/codecs/alc892-asus-p7h55
>> http://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/hda-emu.git
>> 2010-08-16     Takashi Iwai    Add alsa-info of ASUS P7H55 M-Pro with ALC892
>> codec
>> Codec: Intel IbexPeak HDMI 491
>> Address: 3
>> http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/cs-020642.htm#standards
>>        snd_hda_codec_write(codec, srcs[i], 0,
>>                    AC_VERB_SET_AMP_GAIN_MUTE,
>>                    AMP_IN_UNMUTE(1));
>> The noise may be due to umute of connection 0x0b in 0x0c, 0x0d, 0x0e and
>> 0x0f by alc662_auto_set_output_and_unmute() since those input pins (e.g.
>> Front mic, line and rear mic)  's  "playback switch" in audio mixer 0x0b is
>> not muted by alc662_auto_init_analog_input() or alc662_auto_init_input_src()
>> http://www.intel.com/support/motherboards/desktop/sb/cs-020642.htm#multistream
>> It depend on whether you want your voice record from front mic appear in
>> speakers connected to all rear panel jacks when ummute "front mic playback
>> switch" if you use it as karaoke or multistreaming playback
>> Do you get the correct sound from the rear panel and front HP when running
>> "speaker-test -c 8 -t wav -Dhw:0,0" ?
>> Two set of input sources,capture volume/switches since the number of
>> connections is different in node 0x22 and 0x23 as node 0x22 has the digital
>> mic node 0x12
>> ode 0x22 [Audio Mixer] wcaps 0x20010b: Stereo Amp-In
>>  Control: name="Input Source", index=0, device=0
>>  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x00, stepsize=0x00, mute=1
>>  Amp-In vals:  [0x00 0x00] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80]
>> [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80]
>> [0x80 0x80]
>>  Connection: 12
>>     0x18 0x19 0x1a 0x1b 0x1c 0x1d 0x14 0x15 0x16 0x17 0x0b 0x12
>> Node 0x23 [Audio Mixer] wcaps 0x20010b: Stereo Amp-In
>>  Control: name="Input Source", index=1, device=0
>>  Amp-In caps: ofs=0x00, nsteps=0x00, stepsize=0x00, mute=1
>>  Amp-In vals:  [0x00 0x00] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80]
>> [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80] [0x80 0x80]
>>  Connection: 11
>>     0x18 0x19 0x1a 0x1b 0x1c 0x1d 0x14 0x15 0x16 0x17 0x0b
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> Yes but my motherboard is ASUS P7H55D-M PRO not ASUS P7H55-M PRO i
> dont know the exact differences between h55d and h55 (i think only a
> 'deluxe' on the package)
> On Asus compare, differences are about gigabit lan (realtek obviusly)
> on p7h55d-pro and more "asus unique features" on p7h55d-pro (wasted
> money to get nothing more than value mobo)
> This is my back panel :
> http://img40.imageshack.us/img40/8864/asusp7h55dmpro1156ddr3m.jpg
> seems the same as p7h55-pro
>  are out of my skills.
> I will revert sound-2.6-git changes (printk and patch you suggested
> above), create a new alsa-info, dump the graph by hda-analyzer tool, I
> will post all these things later (when back home)
> Anyway, all of you make a great work. I realy appreciate. Thanks All.

This is the codec graph, seems there are block not connected, hope this
will help you.
I never work with alsa, but a lot with graphedit on windows and
directshow, if is the same, I think is not normal, do you?


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