Sv: i810 sound broken...

From: Thomas Munck Steenholdt (
Date: Mon Aug 05 2002 - 06:45:27 EST

> On Mon, 2002-08-05 at 12:27, Thomas Munck Steenholdt wrote:
> > I've noticed some writing on lkml on how i810(AC97) sound was broken.
> > Aparantly a couple of fixes have been posted, but I couldn't see
> > where(if at all) those patches have gone... 2.4.19 still does not work
> > and 2.4.19-ac3 won't even load the i810 module.
> >
> > Does anybody know if the known i810 sound issue has, in fact, been
> fixed,
> and if so - in what kernel/patch?
> Its working nicely for me in 2.4.19 and 2.4.19-ac1. The 2.4.19-ac3 tree
> has a bug in pci_enable_device which will stop it working if built with
> some compilers (by chance it works ok the way I tested it). Thats fixed
> in ac4.
> The changes in the recent i810 audio are
> - Being more pessimistic in our interpretation of codec power up
> - Turning on EAPD in case the BIOS didn't do so at boot up
> Longer term full EAPD control as we do with the cs46xx is on my list,
> paticularly as i8xx laptops are becoming common . (EAPD is the amplifier
> power controller)

That's strange - I get the same scratchy sounds on 2.4.19 as I did on 2.4.18 and a couple of the 2.4.19-pre's... Is there anything I should try, to make sure things are configged / built correctly..?

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