[alsa-devel] Major reworks on patch_via.c (TESTERS WANTED)
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jun 21 13:01:53 CEST 2011
At Tue, 21 Jun 2011 12:01:16 +0200,
David Henningsson wrote:
> On 2011-06-20 17:06, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > Hi,
> > as there have many problems reported for VIA codecs, I started looking
> > at the driver code, and decided to rework on it.
> Excellent initiative, thanks!
> > The current development is found in sound git tree topic/via-cleanup
> > branch:
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git
> > You can pull into the latest Linus tree from topic/via-cleanup
> > branch:
> > # this is the vanilla tree
> > % cd linux-2.6
> > % git pull \
> > git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git \
> > topic/via-cleanup
> The tree as of today, is now also available for easy testing for Ubuntu
> users: Just download and install
> (works at least on Ubuntu 10.10 and 11.04), reboot and test.
> > But, the driver isn't tested with real machines, yet. That is, I need
> > testers with real machines.
> > Could VIA machine owners take a look at these commits and test it if
> > possible? Especially, I'd like to know whether the headphone
> > auto-mute works in this form or not.
> I have tested the new driver code on a machine here, and automute does
> work. There is however no enable/disable automute yet, as Realtek has.
Right. This will be for future.
> There are no input jack devices either (i e those we're debating in the
> other thread).
I haven't tracked this fully yet; can anyone give a short summary
and alsa-info.sh output of the affected system?
> On the input side I notice a minor thing: "Front Mic Playback Volume"
> has an unneccessary index on it. Well, the Front mic is actually an
> internal mic, but that's BIOS lying to us, I guess.
Fixed now in topic/via-cleanup branch.
Also the smart51 detection and some output-path initializations were
> Otherwise it seems to work fine here, so well done! :-)
> > Also, if anyone has alsa-info.sh outputs of VIA codecs, please let me
> > know. It'd be very helpful for debugging, since I can check it via
> > hda-emu with alsa-info.sh output. For now, I have the files of only
> > VT1702, VT1708S, VT1718S, VT1828S and VT2020 codecs. The alsa-info.sh
> > outputs of other VIA codecs would be greatly appreciated.
> Alsa-info for the machine I have here will follow shortly.
Thanks, that's appreciated.
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