[alsa-devel] Issue with onboard sound on Toshiba A110-225

Travis Place wishie at wishie.net
Sun Oct 12 21:03:31 CEST 2008

On Monday 13 October 2008 4:59:58 am Travis Place wrote:
> Hey all,
> When working out an issue for a person in #alsa, i found that the onboard
> sound in their laptop (A110-225) has the Subsystem IDs 1179:ff01 . The card
> has an ALC861 codec.. the issue (non-fatal thankfully) is that the above
> mentioned Subsystem IDs match in patch_realtek.c to 'dallas' which is for
> an ALC861VD codec..
> 	SND_PCI_QUIRK(0x1179, 0xff01, "DALLAS", ALC861VD_DALLAS),
> The user was getting the non-fatal:
> 	hda_codec: Unknown model for ALC861, trying auto-probe from BIOS...
> in dmesg..
> I had the user force the 'toshiba' model (which is valid for ALC861) and
> the warning went away, and sound continues to work as it should..
> Just wanted to make sure this problem (even though non-fatal) is
> documented, and we are aware of it. Perhaps this laptop, and the 'Dallas'
> need to be matched on some other level.
> Thanks,
> Travis Place (wishie)
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Also, the alsa-info results (with toshiba model used, but still shows the IDs 
in question) can be found at 

Travis Place (wishie)

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