[alsa-devel] HDA jack retask for Debian 7.4 NOT working

Raymond Yau superquad.vortex2 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 12:25:36 CET 2014

> Hi,
> I am trying to get surround 7.1 on debian 7.4 Wheezy.
> As guided by hda-jack-retask readme I built it from source on my system.
> But the changes are not reflecting and no errors by utility as well.
> I am getting Alsa 1.0.25 from the repository.

You need alsa driver 1.0.27 or later which hda driver use auto generic
parser instead of using static quirk if you need retasking headphone to
side line out

> Do I need to build the latest version from source to get hdajackretask as
part of alsa-tools ?
> Any other suggestions to get the 7.1 working are welcome.


hdajackretask just a GUI program to create a firmware file for fixup pincfg
by early patching

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