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SubjectRE: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] add the nvidia HDMI codec driver for MCP77/79
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Thanks for your reply, I will generate the pach based on the latest
sound git tree.

Wei

-----Original Message-----
From: Takashi Iwai [mailto:tiwai@suse.de]
Sent: Thursday, September 04, 2008 3:04 PM
To: Pavel Hofman
Cc: Wei Ni; Peer Chen; alsa-devel; linux-kernel; akpm
Subject: Re: [alsa-devel] [PATCH] add the nvidia HDMI codec driver for
MCP77/79

At Wed, 03 Sep 2008 14:11:16 +0200,
Pavel Hofman wrote:
>
>
> >> ......
> >> According to these codes, It only can get the realtek codec and can
not
> >> get hdmi codec, if just change azx_max_codecs[AZX_DRIVER_NVIDIA] to
4
> >> I think if remove "if (!audio_codecs)", it will be better, and I
only
> >> need to chang azx_max_codecs[AZX_DRIVER_NVIDIA] to 4
> >
> > Well, the check is there for a good reason.
> >
> > There are many machines with broken BIOS reporting the 4th slot
> > available although it isn't actually. It's a workaround to skip
such
> > a bogus information. So, it cannot be changed so easily.
> >
> > We need to sort out this in a better way... Oh well.
>
>
> Please, please, put the above information as a comment to the
respective
> place. These "hacks" should be commented :)

I changed that code yesterday with a little bit more comment.

Wei, Peer, could you regenerate the patch based on the latest sound
git tree?

git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-2.6.git

or use the snapshot tarball from

ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/tiwai/snapshot/

This already contains the fix for the 4th slot probe on Nvidia
chipset.


thanks,

Takashi
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