spdif output is inactive

Bug #1158248 reported by eric
This bug affects 3 people
Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
pulseaudio (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

optical outpout is detected correctly in sound preferences
When selected, optical outpout doesn't work at all (no light)
It works perfectly booting on a 12.04 USB drive

ProblemType: Bug
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 13.04
Package: pulseaudio 1:3.0-0ubuntu4b2
ProcVersionSignature: Ubuntu 3.8.0-13.23-generic 3.8.3
Uname: Linux 3.8.0-13-generic x86_64
ApportVersion: 2.9.2-0ubuntu2
Architecture: amd64
 /dev/snd/controlC0: eric 2853 F.... pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D0c: eric 2853 F...m pulseaudio
 /dev/snd/pcmC0D1p: eric 2853 F...m pulseaudio
Date: Thu Mar 21 12:25:07 2013
InstallationDate: Installed on 2011-07-06 (623 days ago)
InstallationMedia: Ubuntu 11.04 "Natty Narwhal" - Release amd64 (20110427.1)
MarkForUpload: True
 PATH=(custom, no user)
SourcePackage: pulseaudio
UpgradeStatus: Upgraded to raring on 2013-03-11 (9 days ago)
dmi.bios.date: 09/28/2010
dmi.bios.vendor: INSYDE
dmi.bios.version: V1.20
dmi.board.asset.tag: Base Board Asset Tag
dmi.board.name: JV10_CS
dmi.board.vendor: Intel Corp.
dmi.board.version: Base Board Version
dmi.chassis.type: 1
dmi.chassis.vendor: Chassis Manufacturer
dmi.chassis.version: Chassis Version
dmi.modalias: dmi:bvnINSYDE:bvrV1.20:bd09/28/2010:svnAcer:pnAspire1830T:pvrV1.20:rvnIntelCorp.:rnJV10_CS:rvrBaseBoardVersion:cvnChassisManufacturer:ct1:cvrChassisVersion:
dmi.product.name: Aspire 1830T
dmi.product.version: V1.20
dmi.sys.vendor: Acer

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eric (obrowny06) wrote :
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Raymond (superquad-vortex2) wrote :

Simple mixer control 'IEC958',16
  Capabilities: pswitch pswitch-joined penum
  Playback channels: Mono
  Mono: Playback [off]

have you add index 16 in hda-Intel.conf

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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

Status changed to 'Confirmed' because the bug affects multiple users.

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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Raymond (superquad-vortex2) wrote :
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William Sveinbjørnsson (william-1p72) wrote :

Simple mixer control 'IEC958',16 was disabled by defult. Enabld it using 'alsamixer'. This fixes the problem.

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Daniel van Vugt (vanvugt) wrote :

Thank you for reporting this bug to Ubuntu.
Ubuntu 13.04 (raring) reached end-of-life on January 27, 2014.

See this document for currently supported Ubuntu releases:

We appreciate that this bug may be old and you might not be interested in discussing it any more. But if you are then please upgrade to the latest Ubuntu version and re-test.

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: Confirmed → Incomplete
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Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

[Expired for pulseaudio (Ubuntu) because there has been no activity for 60 days.]

Changed in pulseaudio (Ubuntu):
status: Incomplete → Expired
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