ATI IXP400 issue : very low output

Patrick Lamaiziere patfbsd at
Tue Mar 12 23:34:05 UTC 2013

Le Sat, 9 Mar 2013 15:04:15 +0100,
Pierre Emeriaud < at> a écrit :


> I have a sound issue with my recently-installed FreeBSD. The
> motherboard has a ATI IXP400 with an ALC655 chip.
> At first I thought that output wasn't working. But increasing the
> volume on the amplifier I was using resulted in a *very* weak sound
> output, which sounds like a leakage current being amplified. Whereas
> I'm using an application (I've been testing with vlc) or directly
> piping random to /dev/dsp0, I get the same output level.

I've seen something similar on a Macbook pro (very very low output). I
must add an "ovref" quirk.


(for the record it was:

Not sure if this will help. Regards.

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