2018-04-03 17:04 GMT+08:00 Takashi Iwai <ti...@suse.de>: > On Tue, 03 Apr 2018 10:43:02 +0200, > Jian-Hong Pan wrote: >> >> 2018-04-02 19:29 GMT+08:00 Takashi Iwai <ti...@suse.de>: >> > >> > On Mon, 02 Apr 2018 09:33:13 +0200, >> > Jian-Hong Pan wrote: >> > > >> > > This ASUS D640SA desktop whose mother board is D640MB has >> > > - two jacks which are a headphone and a mic on the front panel, >> > > - three jacks which are a mic, a line out and a line in on the rear panel >> > > - one internal speaker. >> > > >> > > If I plug a headphone to the front headphone jack, there will be sound >> > > through the headphone jack, and no sound through the internal speaker. >> > > If I unplug the headphone from the the headphone jack, there will be >> > > sound through the internal speaker. And always no sound through rear >> > > line out, when I plug a headphone or an externel speaker to the rear >> > > line out jack. >> > > >> > > Besides, I had checked and toggled the Auto-Mute Mode in alsamixer, but >> > > the rear line out still was not working. Then I checked the sound >> > > settings in GUI, and found there was no "Line Out" could be chosen, only >> > > the "Headphones" and "HDMI/DisplayPort". >> > > However, system does know that there is an "Intel PCH Line Out". >> > > >> > > [ 10.089082] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: autoconfig for >> > > ALC887-VD: line_outs=1 (0x14/0x0/0x0/0x0/0x0) type:line >> > > [ 10.089083] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: speaker_outs=1 >> > > (0x1a/0x0/0x0/0x0/0x0) >> > > [ 10.089084] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: hp_outs=1 >> > > (0x1b/0x0/0x0/0x0/0x0) >> > > [ 10.089085] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: mono: mono_out=0x0 >> > > [ 10.089086] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: inputs: >> > > [ 10.089087] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: Rear Mic=0x18 >> > > [ 10.089088] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: Front Mic=0x19 >> > > [ 10.089089] snd_hda_codec_realtek hdaudioC0D0: Line=0x15 >> > > [ 10.104387] input: HDA Intel PCH Rear Mic as >> > > /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0/input9 >> > > [ 10.104416] input: HDA Intel PCH Front Mic as >> > > /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0/input10 >> > > [ 10.104441] input: HDA Intel PCH Line as >> > > /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0/input11 >> > > [ 10.104467] input: HDA Intel PCH Line Out as >> > > /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0/input12 >> > > [ 10.104494] input: HDA Intel PCH Front Headphone as >> > > /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0/input13 >> > > >> > > Consequently, I checked the pin widgets' default configuration values: >> > > - Node 0x14 [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x40058d: Stereo Amp-Out >> > > Pin Default 0x01014010: [Jack] Line Out at Ext Rear >> > > >> > > - Node 0x1b [Pin Complex] wcaps 0x40058f: Stereo Amp-In Amp-Out >> > > Pin Default 0x02214030: [Jack] HP Out at Ext Front >> > > >> > > Because the headphone jack (Node ID:0x1b) locates on the desktop's front >> > > panel, not rear panel, I change the headphone jack's configuration from >> > > primary chassis to separate chassis. So, the configuration value of >> > > Node ID:0x1b should be 0x22214030. >> > >> > This is OK, but... >> > >> > > Additionally, I toggle the Auto-Mute Mode of Realtek codecs to “Speaker >> > > Only” which makes signal outputs through line out jack when the "Line >> > > Out" is chosen in the sound settings. >> > >> > ... this is a matter of taste, and I don't think it good to set a >> > different default from others. You can change it once and save it via >> > alsactl. >> >> The default state of Auto-Mute Mode of Realtek codec on this machine is >> "Line Out + Speaker". >> This disallows to output audio signal through the line out jack, even I >> already >> choose the "Line Out" as the audio output device in the sound settings. >> It means there is no way to use the line out jack in "Line Out + Speaker" >> state >> of Auto-Mute Mode on this machine. > > It's a setup issue by PA, and it's not specific to this device at > all. If PA wants the independent output, it can change to auto-mute > off by itself. > >> To enhance the user experience, especially the new one who first uses Linux, >> changing this machine's Auto-Mute Mode to "Speaker Only" state, which allows >> to output the audio signal through the line out jack, will be the better >> choice. >> >> By the way, if the "Headphones" is chosen as the audio output device in the >> sound settings, the audio signal will not output through the line out jack >> automatically. >> >> Therefore, I think this part of the quirk is still needed on this machine. > > Again, this isn't about the machine configuration, but a generic PA > problem. Fixing it in a device-specific fixup is no right way.
Thanks for the hint which is about the PulseAudio. I will try to figure out the fix for the Auto-Mute problem with PulseAudio first. And the pin configuration fixup may be not need or still needed, after the try. Thanks, Jian-Hong Pan > > thanks, > > Takashi