Talk:Linux on Apple TV

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Let's discuss the direction of the Linux page; how it should be organized and updated, etc.

Many bits of interesting info have been removed, because they aren't directly relevant to using gimli's loader method.


My ATV is set up w/ gentoo. Alsa is installed, but the volume is extremely low, almost no sound at all. I tried compiling ALSA as part of the kernel or modules, I tried loading the ALSA modules w/ the four or five options for the ALC882 given at the website - nothing.

If anyone has succeeded w/ sound on our little box - please tell everyone how, maybe post your kernel .config? Thanks...

From --- linux- 2007-04-26 13:28:30.000000000 +0100 +++ linux- 2007-04-26 13:48:35.000000000 +0100 @@ -4584,7 +4584,10 @@

	codec->spec = spec;

- board_config = snd_hda_check_board_config(codec, alc882_cfg_tbl); + /*XXX: Hack for Apple TV - breaks other things */ + board_config = ALC882_3ST_DIG; + /*board_config = snd_hda_check_board_config(codec, alc882_cfg_tbl);*/ + /*XXX: End hack */

	if (board_config < 0 || board_config >= ALC882_MODEL_LAST) {
		printk(KERN_INFO "hda_codec: Unknown model for ALC882, "