[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#743936: Bug#743936: Bug#743936: alsa-base: Default configuration does not work on iMacs

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Thu Apr 10 18:18:23 UTC 2014

* Paul Stewart <pauldast at umich.edu> [2014-04-10 09:35 -0400]:

> > Fine, you found a fix ;-) But please do as root:
> > # echo "options snd-hda-intel model=imac27_122" >>
> /etc/modprobe.d/imac_local.conf
> > as alsa-base.conf will be overwritten on each update of alsa-base.
> Thanks for the tip. Will do.
> > You checked all your mixer settings? snd-hda-intel normaly
> > autodetects all its flavors.
> I believe my mixer settings were correct.  The fact that I had
> plugged in headphones was detected, the volume icon in Gnome had
> the headphone icon next to it when I connected my headphones.
> There was just no sound.

Hmm, but that doesn't implied that no control was muted? You can
check the controls better by using a mixer app, like alsamixer
indeed ;-)

> Apple hardware can be problematic, I have never had a similar
> issue with a PC.

Well, the good old old PowerPC arch runs fine here ;-) I've never
and won't never check Apple's Intel arch, though.

  On the keyboard of life you have always
  to keep a finger at the escape key;-)

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