Problems with -current + HDA + new Dell D620

martinko gamato at
Sun Nov 5 21:50:22 UTC 2006

Ariff Abdullah wrote:
> On Sat, 04 Nov 2006 00:34:57 -0800
> Doug Barton <dougb at> wrote:
>> Howdy,
>> I have a shiny new Dell Latitude D620 with the dreaded Intel HDA.
>> The good news is that the driver in -current works, and prints this
>> in dmesg:
>> pcm0: <Intel 82801G High Definition Audio Controller> mem
>> 0xefffc000-0xefffffff irq 21 at device 27.0 on pci0
>> pcm0: <HDA Codec: Sigmatel STAC9220>
>> pcm0: <HDA Driver Revision: 20061017_0033>
>> More good news, "regular" sound works, I can play wav files, etc.
>> What is weird is that I get no sound from the CD drive when I have
>> an audio CD in it, although I DO get sound when I play a DVD using
>> xine. There is also no cd entry in the mixer. Any ideas?
> Unfortunately, this is true for most recent hardwares: they don't have
> analog cd connector. The only way to listen to your CD is to extract
> its data digitally. Most players (mplayers, xmms, etc) can do this, or
> you might prefer using dd(1) and play(1) (sox).

i'm wondering if there's a front-end for SoX to use it as an audio
player.. ?


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