#85 via_audio: ignoring drain playback error

Via Audio (17)


I cannot get any output out of the speakers.:(
Module loaded, cat sample.au, no outout

kernel 2.4.18:
Via 686a audio driver 1.9.1
ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id: 0x414c:0x4710
via82cxxx: board #1 at 0xE800, IRQ 5
via_audio: ignoring drain playback error -11
via_audio: ignoring drain playback error -11
#lspci -vv
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies,
Inc. AC97 Audio Controller (rev 10)
Subsystem: Avance Logic Inc.: Unknown device 4710
Control: I/O+ Mem- BusMaster- SpecCycle-
MemWINV- VGASnoop- ParErr- Stepping- SERR- FastB2B-
Status: Cap+ 66Mhz- UDF- FastB2B- ParErr-
DEVSEL=medium >TAbort- <TAbort- <MAbort- >SERR- <PERR-
Interrupt: pin C routed to IRQ 5
Region 0: I/O ports at e800 [size=256]
Capabilities: [c0] Power Management version 2
Flags: PMEClk- DSI- D1- D2-
AuxCurrent=0mA PME(D0-,D1-,D2-,D3hot-,D3cold-)
Status: D0 PME-Enable- DSel=0 DScale=0 PME-
#lspci -n
00:11.5 Class 0401: 1106:3059 (rev 10)
via82cxxx_audio 17856 0
uart401 6080 0 [via82cxxx_audio]
ac97_codec 9376 0 [via82cxxx_audio]
sound 52300 0 [via82cxxx_audio uart401]
soundcore 3556 4 [via82cxxx_audio sound]

Do you have any idea whats the problem?



  • Jeff Garzik

    Jeff Garzik - 2002-08-09
    • status: open --> closed-wont-fix
  • Jeff Garzik

    Jeff Garzik - 2002-08-09

    Logged In: YES

    Due to large length of time where Via hardware and engineering
    time were unavailable, the Linux kernel Via audio driver is no
    longer supported by me (Jeff Garzik). My apologies in advance
    for any inconveniences this causes.

    Users are recommended to try the ALSA Via audio drivers at


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