[alsa-devel] HDA regression on Fujitsu S7020 laptop (ALC260 codec)
tiwai at suse.de
Sun Feb 17 17:59:29 CET 2013
At Sun, 17 Feb 2013 23:23:16 +1030,
Jonathan Woithe wrote:
> On Sun, Feb 17, 2013 at 09:32:38AM +0100, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > > I've been able to test this (snapshot as of two days ago, reports version
> > > number 3.8.0-rc5+ via uname). As expected there have been some
> > > improvements.
> > Thanks for testing.
> > > Things which work:
> > >
> > > * "Headphone Jack Mode" allows switching between "Headphone" and "Line
> > > out". Both of these mode settings appear to work.
> > >
> > > * There are separate "Headphone" and "Speaker" volume controls.
> > >
> > > * The "Headphone" volume control influences the headphone jack volume.
> > >
> > > * An "Auto-Mute Mode" control appears in alsamixer (it was missing on
> > > earlier versions).
> > >
> > > * Alsamixer recognises the presence of two ADCs, giving "Capture" and
> > > "Capture 1" controls, with corresponding "Input Source" controls.
> > >
> > > Things which don't work or are missing:
> > >
> > > * "Headphone Jack Mode" lacks options to enable various "mic" or "line in"
> > > modes (all of which are possible on this system)
> > Yes, it is still unimplemented. So, it's expected not to be there
> > yet. If you can hack it by yourself, let me know.
> I may be able to give this a go, but from what I recall there was some
> debate as to how this should be implemented. Has that been resolved yet?
No, we need to try to implement something and discuss later.
I think simply implementing two things would work: providing the vref
setup in Headphone Jack Mode enum, and add a pin to the Input Source.
User would require two setups, but it's less conflicting with giving
implicit dependency with each other, IMO.
> Is there any code I could use as a template or example?
No template, since the parser code has been completely rewritten
recently. Just take a look at hda_generic.c.
> > > * The "Input source" controls don't offer the "headphone jack" as a
> > > possible source.
> > Ditto.
> > > * The built-in speaker is completely silent under all situations I have
> > > come up with. The setting of "Auto-Mute Mode" has no effect, neither
> > > does a manual unmute of the "Speaker" volume control. While I don't
> > > personally care much about this I suspect others might.
> > Hm, this is really mysterious. I have no idea which init code causes
> > the problem, and it's hard to debug without a hardware. Could you try
> > to figure out which setup is missing?
> I spent a quite some time on this using hda-verb tonight with no success.
> I tried many combinations of mute settings and in the end unmuted every node
> I can see which lies between the DAC (nid 0x2) and the speaker in this
> laptop (nid 0x10). That is:
> * Unmute the inputs on node 0x9
> * Maximise the volume on node 0x9
> * Unmute the input to node 0x10
> Even with this the speakers remained mute. I then tried using the relevant
> parts of the S702X initialisation sequence from 3.3.5 but even this didn't
> permit the speaker to make any sound. Whatever's going on it's subtle.
> I confirmed that the alsamixer "Speaker Volume" control manipulated the
> output volume control of node 0x9 as it should.
> A quick comparison of /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 from 3.3.5 (where the
> speaker works) and 3.8.0-rc5+ (where it doesn't) failed to show anything
> obvious. A more detailed comparison may be required.
Hm, then maybe the default initialization verbs for ALC260 does
something harmful for this machine? A quick (untested) patch is
> > > * As eluded to above, the "Auto-Mute Mode" control appears to do nothing.
> > >
> > > * There's no "Mic Jack Mode" control to control the mode of the "mic" jack.
> > > This jack supports line-in mode as well as the various "mic" modes which
> > > give varying bias voltages.
> > Strange, the jack mode should appear all input jacks except for the
> > fixed pin. Could you give alsa-info.sh output with the latest code?
> The alsa-info is included at the end of this message. To assist in the
> debugging of the speaker problem I've also included the output generated
> from 3.3.5. Both of these had the speaker unmuted and set to the same
> volume in alsamixer, and the 3.8.0-rc5+ one also had auto-mute mode disabled
> so they should be directly comparable.
> To confirm the behaviour: the "Headphone Jack Mode" control appears in
> 3.8.0-rc5+ but a corresponding control for the mic/line-in jack does not.
Ah, I see. This doesn't appear as default. You need to pass a hint
string in the firmware patch file. See a brief description in
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