Re: [2.4]ALi M5451 sound hangs on init; workaround
Emil <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Fedor Karpelevitch wrote:
>> I have ALi M5451 souncard in my laptop (Compaq Presario 900z for those
>> searching) and it hangs the machine with any kernel I tried
>> (currently 2.4.20-ac1 + hirofumi patch). I traced it down to the line
>> where it hangs - that is drivers/sound/trident.c:3379 which says:
>> pci_write_config_byte(pci_dev, 0xB8, ~temp);
> Just out of curiosity, do this chip actually work using the trident
> I have an acer632lc which use the ali5451 chip, and while trying to
> get it to work I run into some page claiming that although the trident
> driver was supposed to work it didn't, one had to use alsa (which I got
> working fine btw) instead.
My Thinkpad has this chip, and I get sound with the kernel driver.