HDA patch 20080903 experience

Alexander Motin mav at FreeBSD.org
Mon Sep 22 08:01:32 UTC 2008

Gavin Atkinson wrote:
> On Thu, 18 Sep 2008, Alexander Motin wrote:
>> Gavin Atkinson wrote:
>>>>> I also cannot get sound from the internal CD ROM drive, but this
>>>>> didn't
>>>>> work with the old HDA driver either.  Is this something that can be
>>>>> made
>>>>> to work somehow?
>>>> Your system vendor does not declare CD pin in codec configuration. But
>>>> it is still possible that it is present on usual for this codec place.
>>>> You may try to declare it with such device hint:
>>>> hint.hdac.0.cad0.nid28.config="as=2 seq=1 device=CD"
>>> I haven't managed to find the correct way to do this yet.  Even with the
>>> above hint in place, the output of dev.hdac.0.pindump shows them as
>>> [DISABLED], is that correct?
>> No. Try that way:
>> hint.hdac.0.cad0.nid28.config="as=2 seq=1 device=CD conn=Fixed"
> That gets rid of the [DISABLED], but I still get no audio from the CD
> ROM drive.  I'm guessing that it is just not wired, and that Windows
> plays CDs through reading the audio from the disk?

I have the same situation on my Acer TM6292. I have no ideas.

Do you have CD volume in your Windows mixer and does it control audio CD
playback? Does Windows mixer PCM volume controls CD playback? If so,
then audio probably played by software.

Alexander Motin

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