Sound on G4 tower, success

Benjamin Herrenschmidt benh at
Wed Oct 24 20:18:43 EST 2001

>Yeah. Apparently there's some weird magic crap that you have to do to make
>the internal speaker actually work. Far as I know, no one's decoded how to
>actually make it work in Linux, and no one seems overly interested in
>figuring out how to anyway (since the internal speaker isn't anything
>startling sound-quality-wise anyhow).
>> regardless of whether a plug is connected. Is this a
>> bug? (Don't get me wrong, I'm delighted that it
>> works!)
>No, as I noted above, it's not a bug, it's just something we don't yet
>know how to control, and no one's felt it pressing to figure it out (and
>the lack of documentation on it would make it something of a task to
>figure out).

Well, I think I know how to control it. It's just that I don't have
the HW to test on ;)

I'll try to hack something soon.


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