ICH7 audio support?
skywizard at MyBSD.org.my
Thu Nov 3 03:50:05 PST 2005
On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 11:27:04 +0000
Brad Karp <bkarp at cs.ucl.ac.uk> wrote:
> > > 3) How back-compatible is the ICH7 audio hardware with previous
> > > ICHes?
> > > That is, is there any chance that merely by hacking the
> > > device probe tables, I can "lie" to the current snd_ich
> > > driver that the ICH7 is some earlier-model ICH, and get it to
> > > work?
> > >
> > ICH7 supposed to have new Intel High Definition Audio (HDA), which
> > unfortunately isn't supported (yet). I'm not quite sure whether it
> > is backward compatible with AC97, but you can try your luck
> > hacking the driver (/usr/src/sys/dev/sound/pci/ich.c) by adding
> > the appropriate pci id into ich_pci_probe() function. pciconf -l
> > (chip=xxxx) should give you the appropriate value for that.
> Thanks, Ariff.
> When I received your reply, I was already done hacking the device ID
> for the ICH7 into /sys/dev/sound/pci/ich.c. :-)
> I'm happy to report that with this hack, snd_ich appears to support
> the ICH7 just fine for both audio input and output!
Can I have the diff -u ?
There is a cumulative patch and fixes for various issues. You can get
it from http://people.freebsd.org/~ariff/ .
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