[PlanetCCRMA] Sound on laptop docking station
thepcguy at veryspeedy.net
Wed Feb 18 19:58:44 PST 2009
I've been trying to get that working for 6 years. First on Toshiba, then
on Dell, now on an HP.
Never got it to work a single time.
Make sure you post here is you even figure it out...
Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-02-18 at 22:02 -0500, William M. Quarles wrote:
>> Does anybody know which software component might be responsible for this
>> kind of switching (e.g. kernel, ALSA stuff, jack stuff, etc.) so that I
>> might be able to submit a Bugzilla feature request somewhere?
> I imagine it would be the job of alsa to autoswitch to the proper
> outputs (just as it does when you insert a headphone into the headphone
> jack). But maybe not alsa alone, I think there are (acpi?) events
> generated on dock insertion... don't know who would take care of
> servicing them.
> -- Fernando
>> Rui Tiago Cação Matos wrote:
>>> This also happens on my Latitude D630. Sound isn't routed to the dock
>>> station as you say.
>>> On 18/02/2009, William M. Quarles <walrus at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>>>> Hey all,
>>>> Does anybody out there on these three lists know how to get Fedora to
>>>> reroute the sound from my laptop's speakers to the line out on the
>>>> docking station to which the laptop is connected? I'm using a Dell
>>>> Latitude C640 with a Dell C Dock II. The other outputs are software
>>>> activated usually, but the signals still come from the laptop's
>>>> integrated sound card (i.e. there is no actual sound hardware installed
>>>> in the docking station).
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