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    SubjectRe: [Alsa-devel] Re: intel 8x0 went silent in 2.6.11
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    On Fri, 2005-03-04 at 22:16 +0100, Pierre Ossman wrote:
    > Pierre Ossman wrote:
    > > Andrew Morton wrote:
    > >
    > >> Mark Canter <marcus@vfxcomputing.com> wrote:
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>> To close this issue out of the LKML and alsa-devel, a bug report has
    > >>> been written.
    > >>>
    > >>> It appears to be an issue with the 'headphone jack sense' (as kde
    > >>> labels it). The issue is in the way the 8x0 addresses the docking
    > >>> station/port replicator's audio output jack. The mentioned quick fix
    > >>> does not work for using the ds/pr audio output, but does resolve it
    > >>> for a user that is only using headphones/internal speakers.
    > >>>
    > >>
    > >>
    > >> But there was a behavioural change: applications which worked in 2.6.10
    > >> don't work in 2.6.11, is that correct?
    > >>
    > >> If so, the best course of action is to change the kernel so those
    > >> applications work again. Can that be done?
    > >>
    > >>
    > >>
    > > Yes. Speakers worked in 2.6.10 and stopped working in 2.6.11. This could
    > > be changed by setting the default for the two new volumes to muted. I
    > > don't know how this affects the issue with the docking station or the
    > > bug that this is supposed to solve though.
    > >
    >
    > It seems I spoke too soon. The defaults picked by the driver are
    > actually fine. It seems to be alsactl store/restore that did something
    > strange when coming from an older kernel.
    >

    So is there a bug or not? Mark seems to be the only one affected.

    It's important to follow up, because these so-called "ALSA regressions"
    are generating bad press.

    Lee

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