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    SubjectRe: [PATCH 001/001] PCI: PCI quirk for Asus A8V and A8V Deluxe motherboards
    Andras Mantia <> writes:

    >>> Anyway, my suggestion remains, that the
    >>> + if (dev->subsystem_vendor != PCI_VENDOR_ID_ASUSTEK)
    >>> + return;
    >>> + if (dev->device != PCI_DEVICE_ID_VIA_8237)
    >>> + return;
    >>> might be not needed at all as it is not ASUS specific.
    >> Doesn't it depend on the BIOS? My BIOS lets me choose between
    >> "automatic" and "disabled" for the onboard sound.
    > I don't see how that setting could change the device ID or the vendor ID. As
    > I understood the above code will simply not try to enable the sound device
    > if:
    > a) the vendor is not ASUSTEK
    > b) the device is not ID is not PCI_DEVICE_ID_VIA_8237
    > For a) it means that an MSI/Epox/whatever board with the same VIA chipset
    > and the same problem will not be handled. For b) see my previous comment

    It is the BIOS that disables the onboard sound if it detects a PCI
    sound card. Chances are other vendors use different BIOS
    configurations that do not automatically disable things. I don't know
    if messing with those bits might do something bad on another board.

    Måns Rullgård

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