[PATCH] ppc64: very basic desktop g5 sound support (#2)

Andreas Schwab schwab at suse.de
Wed Apr 13 05:32:19 EST 2005

Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh at kernel.crashing.org> writes:

> This patch hacks the current PowerMac Alsa driver to add some basic
> support of analog sound output to some desktop G5s. It has severe
> limitations though:
>  - Only 44100Khz 16 bits
>  - Only work on G5 models using a TAS3004 analog code, that is early
>    single CPU desktops and all dual CPU desktops at this date, but none
>    of the more recent ones like iMac G5.
>  - It does analog only, no digital/SPDIF support at all, no native
>    AC3 support

On my PowerMac the internal speaker is now working, but unfortunately on
the line-out I get nearly no output.  I have pushed both the master and
pcm control to the maximum and still barely hear anything.


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