Sorry If I have not made clear the point that, under OS X, everything runs smooth. Therefore, by means of software, I am certain that this can be worked out.

On Dec 29, 2007 4:28 PM, Lee Revell < rlrevell@joe-job.com> wrote:
On Dec 29, 2007 12:12 AM, Bill Unruh <unruh@physics.ubc.ca> wrote:
> > I do not think is a matter of contacting the manufacturer, but of software.
> > Anyways, the vendor is Apple, who would not care less what happens if I do
> > not use their OS.
>
> It is the vendor of the sound chipset not of the computer. In this case
> perhaps intel.

Unfortunately, with HDA intel it is the vendor of the computer.  The
design allows every OEM to wire up the sound on every model in a
different and incompatible way.

The OP should file an alsa bug report.

Lee



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