Bug 155191 - imac 333 doesn't properly detect snd-powermac
Summary: imac 333 doesn't properly detect snd-powermac
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel
Version: 9
Hardware: powerpc
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaroslav Kysela
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2005-04-17 21:45 UTC by Clinton Goudie-Nice
Modified: 2009-07-14 17:01 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2009-07-14 17:01:14 UTC
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Description Clinton Goudie-Nice 2005-04-17 21:45:09 UTC
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Description of problem:
On the imac 333, the soundcard isnt properly detected. I'm guessing this is similar for numerous other Mac machines.

by running a modprobe snd-powermac I was able to start the soundcard on the box, however it's worth noting that doing so also opens up the mic channel, which is close enough on this box to wind up a painful feedback loop (ouch). Should you want to try this. make sure you're already booted into X so you can quickly start the volume control app and mute the mic :D

here's an lspci for the box
00:00.0 Host bridge: Motorola MPC106 [Grackle] (rev 40)
00:10.0 Class ff00: Apple Computer Inc. Paddington Mac I/O
00:12.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc 3D Rage Pro 215GP (rev 5
00:14.0 USB Controller: OPTi Inc. 82C861 (rev 10)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. install fc4test2 on a ppc imac 333
2. No sound detected.

Additional info:

Comment 1 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-18 15:37:16 UTC
Does the feedback persits if you:

a) remove /etc/asound.state
b) move /etc/dev.d/sound/alsa.dev out of the way?

What does 'kudzu -p -b macio' say?

Comment 2 Clinton Goudie-Nice 2005-04-19 05:37:14 UTC
> Does the feedback persits if you:
> a) remove /etc/asound.state
> b) move /etc/dev.d/sound/alsa.dev out of the way?

To tell you the truth, as soon as I muted it it went away. It was just a note I 
left there for whomever fixes the detection to make sure and mute the mic if 
you find the device ;)

it says:

[root@adrastea ~]# kudzu -p -b macio
class: NETWORK
bus: MACIO
detached: 0
device: eth0
driver: bmac
desc: "Apple Computer Inc.|BMAC/BMAC+"
class: AUDIO
bus: MACIO
detached: 0
driver: snd_powermac
desc: "Apple Computer Inc.|PowerMac Sound"

Although I've now added 'alias snd-card-0 snd-powermac' to 
my /etc/modprobe.conf Do you need me to undo this and restart the box for a 
clean check to fix this bug?

Comment 3 Bill Nottingham 2005-04-19 15:03:05 UTC
Actually, this matches another bug.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 151591 ***

Comment 4 Clinton Goudie-Nice 2008-05-19 17:37:22 UTC
This problem has resurfaced in Fedora 9

Comment 5 Bill Nottingham 2008-05-19 20:08:03 UTC
Assigning to kernel - kudzu is not involved with this in Fedora 9.

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