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Re: HD Audio driver update (6.29)

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Yes, you gave the name of the codec, but I was just pointing out that the Linux information you quoted was related only to the controller. But you have a point, in that the codec name is all I really need to know (although the ID codes might be useful too).

In any case, you didn't say if you've tested it or if you are not yet able to do so.


I didnt see any way to get more info from Linux.. Alsamixer said no more, neither did lspci...

I have been having problems getting AROS to install at all, let alone test the sound, as with two different ISOs I got error messages when unpacking the ZIPs for the extras.

FYI, I'm doing this in a Linux KVM virtual machine with the onboard sound passed through using VT-D.

Posted on: 5/20 11:47
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Re: HD Audio driver update (6.29)

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That's the controller information, not the codec. See previous posts in this thread for how to identify the codec. In any case, have you tried it with AROS?

I probably can't help with HDMI audio as I don't have a HDMI monitor or TV.


If you re-read my message you will see I said ALC1220. That IS the codec. I also booted into Linux and confirmed that AlsaMixer also says its that.

Posted on: 5/17 7:48
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Re: HD Audio driver update (6.29)

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Q: The Wiki is horribly out of date... does anyone know if I could get sound out of an ALC1220 - It shows on Linux as
"[1022:1457] 0e:00.3 Audio device: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. [AMD] Family 17h (Models 00h-0fh) HD Audio Controller

Q: Is there any chance we might ever see working audio over Nvidia HDMI ports using the GPU's HD Audio controller?

Posted on: 5/12 11:19
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Re: State of AROS Drivers

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No, its a toggle between EHCI/XHCI if memory serves that you want

Posted on: 2017/9/30 11:35
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Re: State of AROS Drivers

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Hi Steve,

The problem is the USB on these machine does not work at all; its not for USB 3 devices, it's just for USB full stop.

Cheers,
Nigel.

Stop using motherboards with VIA-chipset. Or it might be that the motherboard (BIOS) doesn't list the USB PCI device in correct order as stated on USB specifications. Those are really ancient motherboards.


These are not VIA - one is Gigabyte, the other an Acer laptop, both less than a year old and bought new. Basically AROS has no driver for modern xhci controllers.

Cheers,
Nigel.


Most boards you can change USB3 into USB2 via EHCI/OHCI/XHCI BIOS settings so USB3 is NICE but not necessary for AROS

Certainly that works on my X99 board

I really think our biggest limitation is the lack of modern VGA drivers :(

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State of AROS Drivers

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I think Steve nailed it when he talked about the need for AROS to have good driver support, as that is what will get people trying it and using it.

Nvidia Fermi support is good to have but Fermi is 7 years old. I was Googling around and found this - https://www.phoronix.com/scan.php?page ... ouveau-DDX-Pascal-Support

It seems to suggest that adding Pascal to Nouveau was almost trivial. I'm sure there is MUCH more to it but I would suggest that we need a bounty for the most modern cards to be supported. I have a GT1030 I would love to use for AROS and really don't want to be forced into some power guzzling GTX460 or 450. Yeah VESA... how wonderful. But I would pay towards Pascal support in AROS.

Posted on: 2017/9/14 3:03
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Re: Build an Aros based Amiga computer from scrap parts Part 2

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Enjoyed your videos Steve.

A few things made me wonder

SATA - why not use the SATA port but switch the BIOS setting to Legacy which is IDE emulation (pure SATA would be AHCI setting). That would allow SSDs and modern SATA devices But no TRIM support.

SATA - also try a SATA to IDE adapter. Then you could probably avoid the need for an IDE card.

GPUs - I know GTX460 works - Fermi chip and I used one with AROS before but also GT610/GT520 should work, also GT630/GT730 (those with Fermi chips - some are Kepler chipped). And of course GTX5xx should. Would be nice if the database was vaguely current (not your responsibility!!)

LAN - noticed you using Intel card... but PCI. Why not grab a cheap (£3) PCIE Realtek gigabit card ?



Looking forward to part 3

Posted on: 2017/9/13 13:40
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Re: osX 64 bit hosted AROS slow very slow, why?

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Thanks. Nothing there for me to get upset about. I agree.. Real life gets in the way and other priorities. I'm personally pleased to see ARM progressing.

I might have a try at compiling AROS for PPC some time. But again it needs time and I'm studying part time as well as working so not much free time!

Posted on: 2016/3/7 2:00
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Re: osX 64 bit hosted AROS slow very slow, why?

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Why not run the PPC AROS hosted by OSX? Because it hasnt been updated since 2014 on the Nightlies despite a Nightly supposedly being every night??? :(

I wondered... and then I thought why not run AROS hosted by Linux PPC and then I saw.. no such thing.

I wonder why.. Anyone know?

Posted on: 2016/3/6 23:42
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Re: AEROS for Pi - beta release

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I wish we could just DL it without the store :(

Posted on: 2016/3/4 11:48
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