[mythtv-users] ot: Intel ICH9 audio (82801I)

Andy Colson andy at squeakycode.net
Mon Nov 16 03:51:12 UTC 2009

Marc Barrett wrote:
> I am using a Dell Inspiron 530.  The Intel motherboard it uses is
> capable of 7.1-channel sound right from the motherboard.  Under 
> Windows, it can be configured for a variety of speaker configurations,
> up to 7 speakers plus subwoofer.
> Under Linux, though, I can only get a simple stereo configuration
> to work.  None of the other outputs produce audio under Linux.
> (I am using Kubuntu 9.10)
> Here is the output of lspci:
> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
> 	Subsystem: Dell Device 020d
> 	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 22
> 	Memory at fdff4000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
> 	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
> 	Capabilities: [60] Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0 Enable-
> 	Capabilities: [70] Express Root Complex Integrated Endpoint, MSI 00
> 	Capabilities: [100] Virtual Channel <?>
> 	Capabilities: [130] Root Complex Link <?>
> 	Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
> 	Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
> I am not all that familiar with ALSA.  If someone could suggest some
> tips to get this to work, or where I can go for answers to this
> (an ALSA mailing list perhaps?), I really appreciate it.

I had to play around with that not to long ago.

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