codec_cx2072x

Asked by Luis E Quesada on 2019-04-25

Hello! Is there any official solution for the missing audio codec cx2072x in all the kernels versions, for the Cherry Trail Intel Atom x5 Z8350???

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2019-04-26

What is the output of:

lsb_release -a; uname -a

Thanks

Luis E Quesada (leduardoqz) said : #2

volt@volt-E200HA:~$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID: Ubuntu
Description: Ubuntu 19.04
Release: 19.04
Codename: disco

volt@volt-E200HA:~$ uname -a
Linux volt-E200HA 5.0.0-13-lowlatency #14-Ubuntu SMP PREEMPT Mon Apr 15 15:37:57 UTC 2019 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

Luis E Quesada (leduardoqz) said : #4

Thanks for your answer Andrew, but that is not what I'm looking for.
I already try with that fix but it is an unofficial fix that get me into another issues like that the kernel is not signed, update errors, etc, etc...
I'm not looking for a fix that makes the sound works whatever it takes, what I'm looking is for an official solution to the missing codec, because is a known issue since 2016 and today the codec is missing in all kernel releases...

Again, thanks for your answer and time! And hope the codec can be included in next kernel releases.

Manfred Hampl (m-hampl) said : #5

There is some work done for the stock kernels on kernel.org
https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=115531
but the codec for cx2072x seems not to be included in any official released version of the kernel.

For the time being you most probably can only do your own installation (with signing problems), or wait for an inclusion in the official kernels - expected time frame unknown.

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