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Old 01-22-2009, 09:42 AM
Stefan Bader
 
Default SRU improve dell-m6 model selection and quirk Studio 17

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https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/309512

SRU; justification

Impact: The current code decides based on a PCI SSID whether a given sound
hardware has a certain hw layout. This list has to be modified each time there
is a new model. In this specific case the Dell Studio 17 is not recognized
correctly.


Fix: Applying two patches from upstream: the first enables the user to override
the hw selection by specifying one of the following values as the model=
argument to the snd-hda-intel module:

- dell-m6-amic Dell desktops/laptops with analog mics
- dell-m6-dmic Dell desktops/laptops with digital mics
- dell-m6 Dell desktops/laptops with both type of mics
This allows to make new dell-m6 hw to be tested/enabled without the need for a
new module. The second patch is a simple quirk to automatically select the
right model for the Studio 17.


Testcase: see bug report.

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Old 01-22-2009, 01:20 PM
Tim Gardner
 
Default SRU improve dell-m6 model selection and quirk Studio 17

Stefan Bader wrote:
> https://bugs.launchpad.net/bugs/309512
>
> SRU; justification
>
> Impact: The current code decides based on a PCI SSID whether a given
> sound hardware has a certain hw layout. This list has to be modified
> each time there is a new model. In this specific case the Dell Studio 17
> is not recognized correctly.
>
> Fix: Applying two patches from upstream: the first enables the user to
> override the hw selection by specifying one of the following values as
> the model= argument to the snd-hda-intel module:
> - dell-m6-amic Dell desktops/laptops with analog mics
> - dell-m6-dmic Dell desktops/laptops with digital mics
> - dell-m6 Dell desktops/laptops with both type of mics
> This allows to make new dell-m6 hw to be tested/enabled without the need
> for a new module. The second patch is a simple quirk to automatically
> select the right model for the Studio 17.
>
> Testcase: see bug report.
>
> --
>
> When all other means of communication fail, try words!
>
>

ACK

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