New snd_hda driver came in.
ianf at clue.co.za
Tue Sep 30 10:33:10 UTC 2008
Alexander Motin wrote:
> As I can see, Speaker pin has neither muter nor volume control. In such
> case driver usually tries to disable pin OUT control to silent it.
> Previous driver does it same way, because of quirks. New driver should
> do it automatically, but it doesn't because of broken codec
> configuration (see below).
> Did I understand right that on headphone connection speaker volume is
> decreasing? May be hardware itself just disables power amplifier on jack
> connection, but it does not disconnects it completely, neither the
> driver does.
The speaker volume is almost silent - it sounds like seepage from
headphones when the volume is up.
> >>> Also, when playing back, the optical port is activated.
> >> Is it good or bad? :) I have no optical ports, but my copper one seems
> >> to be enabled only when data stream present there. At least by receiver
> >> displays so.
> > Neither good nor bad. Also, the built in mic has never worked, but
> > it looks promising from this boot message.
> Your BIOS writes completely broken configuration into the codec. You
> should update it or use device hints to fix the situation.
Ok, I'll try fixing in device.hints. It's an Apple MacBook and I
have no idea what bios it has and how to update it.
> > hdac0: 3 associations found:
> > hdac0: Association 0 (1) in:
> > hdac0: Pin nid=11 seq=2
> mic alone, no problem, let it be.
Except that I'd actually like to be able to use the mic.
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