[alsa-devel] [PATCH V4 12/16] ALSA: HDA: Make hda sound card usable for Loongson.
tiwai at suse.de
Thu Aug 9 07:59:04 CEST 2012
At Thu, 9 Aug 2012 11:35:15 +0800,
Chen Jie wrote:
> 2012/8/3 Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de>:
> > At Fri, 3 Aug 2012 18:36:40 +0800,
> > Huacai Chen wrote:
> >> We write these quirks on 2.6.36 some time ago, and then we port them
> >> to 3.x (3.2, 3.3, 3.4 and 3.5). As you say, PMON (BIOS for Loongson)
> >> doesn't set the pins correctly. Anyway, I'll try your suggestions.
> > Thanks. I guess it should work by just adding a new entry for your
> > device in cxt_fixups containing the right default pin-configuration
> > table, then point it in cxt5066_fixups with the corresponding PCI
> > (or codec) SSID.
> > Takashi
> I've found it is a little difficult to get proper pincfg values. The
> original patch builds 'input/output path' manually, the new way does
> it automatically as long as providing proper pincfgs for 'end points'.
> I tried to copy related pincfgs from a workable lemote a1004
> laptop(kernel with the original patch, read from
> /proc/asound/card0/codec#0), didn't help much.
It doesn't help because your old patch doesn't change the default
pin-configuration values. It changes the pin-control values or amp
values, but not the former one.
> I guess the pincfgs are not correct, and on the platform, the pincfgs
> are not touched by BIOS, so I have to calculate proper pincfgs, how?
Just follow the HD-audio specification :)
> HDA spec explains a pincfg as four bytes. For each byte, it has bits
> indicate amp/in/out/vref/ept.
No, you are referring to pin control bits. This has nothing to do
with the pin default configuration. You must misunderstand the spec
Read section 126.96.36.199 (page 179) for details.
> In the kernel side, it reads a pincfg and explains it as a 32bits
> flag, indicating
> Why they differ? How to get proper pincfg values?
> -- Chen Jie
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