Re: [REGRESSION][HDA] Realtek ALC269: control `Beep Playback Volume` missing (was: snd-hda-intel: pcspeaker doesn't work since 2.6.35 see attached alsa-info-files)

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Hi,
Any news on the regression?
BR.
Halim

On So, Nov 21, 2010 at 06:52:20 +0100, Paul Menzel wrote:
> Dear Halim and ALSA folks,
> 
> 
> Am Sonntag, den 21.11.2010, 15:45 +0100 schrieb Halim Sahin:
> 
> > Maybe I choosed the wrong subject so got no answer???
> > Please help :-).
> 
> I do not know, sorry. Please do not top post though.
> 
> > On Mo, Nov 15, 2010 at 02:37:10 +0100, Halim Sahin wrote:
> 
> > > The subject sais it :-(.
> > > In alsamixer I can't umute or set any pc speaker related settings since
> > > 2.6.35.
> > > The control for pc speaker is gone :-(.
> > > Now I started the last working kernel 2.6.34, run alsa-info.
> > > Then repeated same with 2.6.36.
> > > 
> > > can you please help to solve this?
> > > For accessibility software a working pc-speaker is really useful :-).
> 
> Sorry, I do not know what is causing this. But I compared both files
> using `diff -u`, so people reading the list can compare more easily.
> 
>          !!Linux Distribution
>         @@ -22,7 +22,7 @@
>          !!Kernel Information
>          !!------------------
>          
>         -Kernel release:    2.6.34-gentoo
>         +Kernel release:    2.6.36-gentoo
>          Operating System:  GNU/Linux
>          Architecture:      i686
>          Processor:         Intel(R) Atom(TM) CPU N270 @ 1.60GHz
>         @@ -32,7 +32,7 @@
>          !!ALSA Version
>          !!------------
>          
>         -Driver version:     1.0.22.1
>         +Driver version:     1.0.23
>          Library version:    1.0.23
>          Utilities version:  1.0.23
>          
>         @@ -52,7 +52,7 @@
>          !!-----------------------------
>          
>           0 [Intel          ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel
>         -                      HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 27
>         +                      HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 41
>           1 [pcsp           ]: PC-Speaker - pcsp
>                                Internal PC-Speaker at port 0x61
>          
>         @@ -83,7 +83,7 @@
>          
>          Codec: Realtek ALC269
>          Address: 0
>         -Function Id: 0x1
>         +AFG Function Id: 0x1 (unsol 1)
>          Vendor Id: 0x10ec0269
>          Subsystem Id: 0x144dc062
>          Revision Id: 0x100004
>         @@ -129,6 +129,8 @@
>              bits [0xe]: 16 20 24
>              formats [0x1]: PCM
>          Node 0x07 [Audio Input] wcaps 0x10011b: Stereo Amp-In
>         +  Control: name="Capture Switch", index=1, device=0
>         +  Control: name="Capture Volume", index=1, device=0
>            Amp-In caps: ofs=0x11, nsteps=0x2e, stepsize=0x03, mute=1
>            Amp-In vals:  [0x90 0x90]
>            Converter: stream=0, channel=0
>         @@ -156,12 +158,8 @@
>          Node 0x09 [Vendor Defined Widget] wcaps 0xf00000: Mono
>          Node 0x0a [Vendor Defined Widget] wcaps 0xf00000: Mono
>          Node 0x0b [Audio Mixer] wcaps 0x20010b: Stereo Amp-In
>         -  Control: name="Beep Playback Volume", index=0, device=0
>         -    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=4, ofs=0
>         -  Control: name="Beep Playback Switch", index=0, device=0
>         -    ControlAmp: chs=3, dir=In, idx=4, ofs=0
>            Amp-In caps: ofs=0x17, nsteps=0x1f, stepsize=0x05, mute=1
>         -  Amp-In vals:  [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x14 0x14]
>         +  Amp-In vals:  [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97] [0x97 0x97]
>            Connection: 5
>               0x18 0x19 0x1a 0x1b 0x1d
>          Node 0x0c [Audio Mixer] wcaps 0x20010b: Stereo Amp-In
>         @@ -345,14 +343,14 @@
>          !!ALSA Device nodes
>          !!-----------------
>          
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 7 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/controlC0
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 9 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/controlC1
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 6 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/hwC0D0
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 5 Nov 15 14:18 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 4 Nov 15 14:18 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 8 Nov 15 13:58 /dev/snd/pcmC1D0p
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 3 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/seq
>         -crw-rw----+ 1 root audio 116, 2 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/timer
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 7 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/controlC0
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 9 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/controlC1
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 6 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/hwC0D0
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 5 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 4 Nov 15 14:28 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0p
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 8 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/pcmC1D0p
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 3 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/seq
>         +crw-rw---- 1 root audio 116, 2 Nov 15  2010 /dev/snd/timer
>          
>          /dev/snd/by-path:
>          total 0
>         @@ -387,7 +385,7 @@
>          
>          !!-------Mixer controls for card 0 [Intel]
>          
>         -Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 27'
>         +Card hw:0 'Intel'/'HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 41'
>            Mixer name	: 'Realtek ALC269'
>            Components	: 'HDA:10ec0269,144dc062,00100004'
>            Controls      : 14
>         @@ -432,19 +430,18 @@
>            Limits: 0 - 3
>            Front Left: 3 [100%]
>            Front Right: 3 [100%]
>         -Simple mixer control 'Beep',0
>         -  Capabilities: pvolume pswitch penum
>         -  Playback channels: Front Left - Front Right
>         -  Limits: Playback 0 - 31
>         -  Mono:
>         -  Front Left: Playback 20 [65%] [-4.50dB] [on]
>         -  Front Right: Playback 20 [65%] [-4.50dB] [on]
>          Simple mixer control 'Capture',0
>            Capabilities: cvolume cswitch penum
>            Capture channels: Front Left - Front Right
>            Limits: Capture 0 - 46
>            Front Left: Capture 46 [100%] [29.00dB] [on]
>            Front Right: Capture 46 [100%] [29.00dB] [on]
>         +Simple mixer control 'Capture',1
>         +  Capabilities: cvolume cswitch penum
>         +  Capture channels: Front Left - Front Right
>         +  Limits: Capture 0 - 46
>         +  Front Left: Capture 16 [35%] [-1.00dB] [off]
>         +  Front Right: Capture 16 [35%] [-1.00dB] [off]
>          Simple mixer control 'Digital',0
>            Capabilities: cvolume penum
>            Capture channels: Front Left - Front Right
>         @@ -558,6 +555,16 @@
>          	}
>          	control.8 {
>          		comment.access 'read write'
>         +		comment.type BOOLEAN
>         +		comment.count 2
>         +		iface MIXER
>         +		name 'Capture Switch'
>         +		index 1
>         +		value.0 false
>         +		value.1 false
>         +	}
>         +	control.9 {
>         +		comment.access 'read write'
>          		comment.type INTEGER
>          		comment.count 2
>          		comment.range '0 - 46'
>         @@ -568,26 +575,18 @@
>          		value.0 46
>          		value.1 46
>          	}
>         -	control.9 {
>         -		comment.access 'read write'
>         -		comment.type INTEGER
>         -		comment.count 2
>         -		comment.range '0 - 31'
>         -		comment.dbmin -3450
>         -		comment.dbmax 1200
>         -		iface MIXER
>         -		name 'Beep Playback Volume'
>         -		value.0 20
>         -		value.1 20
>         -	}
>          	control.10 {
>          		comment.access 'read write'
>         -		comment.type BOOLEAN
>         +		comment.type INTEGER
>          		comment.count 2
>         +		comment.range '0 - 46'
>         +		comment.dbmin -1700
>         +		comment.dbmax 2900
>          		iface MIXER
>         -		name 'Beep Playback Switch'
>         -		value.0 true
>         -		value.1 true
>         +		name 'Capture Volume'
>         +		index 1
>         +		value.0 16
>         +		value.1 16
>          	}
>          	control.11 {
>          		comment.access 'read write'
>         @@ -689,30 +688,28 @@
>          l2cap
>          uvcvideo
>          ath9k
>         -ath9k_common
>          videodev
>         +ath9k_common
>          ath9k_hw
>         -ath
>         -btusb
>          snd_pcsp
>         -v4l1_compat
>         +btusb
>         +ath
>          
>          
>          !!ALSA/HDA dmesg
>          !!------------------
>          
>         -[    1.826901]   alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
>         -[    1.826921] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 22 (level, low) -> IRQ 22
>         -[    1.827011]   alloc irq_desc for 27 on node -1
>         -[    1.827017]   alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
>         -[    1.827038] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: irq 27 for MSI/MSI-X
>         -[    1.827095] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: setting latency timer to 64
>         -[    1.864243] hda_codec: ALC269: BIOS auto-probing.
>         -[    1.868869] input: HDA Digital PCBeep as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/input/input6
>         -[    1.875736] usbcore: registered new interface driver snd-usb-audio
>         -[    1.879124] ALSA device list:
>         -[    1.881057] usb 1-1: new high speed USB device using ehci_hcd and address 2
>         -[    1.885826]   #0: HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 27
>         -[    1.889214] Netfilter messages via NETLINK v0.30.
>         +[    1.652428]   alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
>         +[    1.652449] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 22 (level, low) -> IRQ 22
>         +[    1.652542]   alloc irq_desc for 41 on node -1
>         +[    1.652548]   alloc kstat_irqs on node -1
>         +[    1.652569] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: irq 41 for MSI/MSI-X
>         +[    1.652633] HDA Intel 0000:00:1b.0: setting latency timer to 64
>         +[    1.676782] input: AT Translated Set 2 keyboard as /devices/platform/i8042/serio0/input/input5
>         +[    1.692216] hda_codec: ALC269: BIOS auto-probing.
>         +[    1.696369] usbcore: registered new interface driver snd-usb-audio
>         +[    1.696376] ALSA device list:
>         +[    1.696381]   #0: HDA Intel at 0xf0440000 irq 41
>         +[    1.696469] Netfilter messages via NETLINK v0.30.
> 
> From the `dmesg` output
> 
>         -[    1.868869] input: HDA Digital PCBeep as /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1b.0/input/input6
> 
> is not present in newer ALSA/Linux version. This could be the reason why no controls are created.
> 
> 
> Thanks and I hope the developers will be able to help you,
> 
> Paul



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