FS#15090 - [alsa-firmware] Echoaudio Indigo DJx support for ALSA

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Ricardo Restituyo (warchiefx) - Saturday, 13 June 2009, 17:10 GMT
Last edited by Tobias Powalowski (tpowa) - Monday, 07 September 2009, 16:12 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Architecture i686
Severity Medium
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 0
Private No


alsa packages don't include the driver snd-indigodjx, manual install from alsa source is required for this driver. snd-indigodj is included but doesn't work with this variant of the card.

To install:
tar xvjf alsa-driver-xxxx.tar.bz2
cd alsa-driver-xxxx
./configure --with-cards=indigodjx --with-sequencer
make && sudo make install

There doesn't seem to be an alsa-firmware package in the repository, which is required to make this sound card work.

To install:
tar xvjf alsa-firmware-xxxx.tar.bz2
cd alsa-firmware-xxxx
./configure && make && make install

After these installs, the sound card is detected and works, but alsa says it has around 24 VMixer controls.

Additional info:
* dmesg output
Echoaudio Indigo DJx 0000:04:00.0: PCI INT A -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 17
Echoaudio Indigo DJx 0000:04:00.0: firmware: requesting ea/indigo_djx_dsp.fw
* package version(s)
extra/alsa-lib 1.0.20-1
An alternative implementation of Linux sound support
extra/alsa-oss 1.0.17-1
OSS compatibility library
extra/alsa-utils 1.0.20-2
An alternative implementation of Linux sound support

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Closed by  Tobias Powalowski (tpowa)
Monday, 07 September 2009, 16:12 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Comment by Jan de Groot (JGC) - Saturday, 13 June 2009, 17:21 GMT
2.6.30 from testing contains this driver, so you will only need the firmware as far as it hasn't been included in the kernel. The firmware package is missing indeed and should be added, there's more drivers that need the firmware.
Comment by Denis A. Altoe Falqueto (denisfalqueto) - Tuesday, 14 July 2009, 00:16 GMT

Is there any plans to include alsa-firmware in extra? I use the AUR version and if there's an official one, I would be very happy! :) Thanks.