Subject: Re: Preliminary AC'97 modem support in auich(4)
To: Jared D. McNeill <>
From: Steven M. Bellovin <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/12/2005 13:31:08
In message <1113324426.700.11.camel@localhost>, "Jared D. McNeill" writes:
>On Tue, 2005-04-12 at 18:42 +0200, Matthias Drochner wrote:
>> Fwiw, I don't see any sign of the modem going off-hook
>> nor a dial tone.
>That's because it wasn't being powered up properly. The patch I just
>posted to current-users should (hopefully) solve this; you will see a
>message like this if it's not working:
>  auich1: error setting modem controls (val=0xf200, status=0xff00)
>status=0xff00 means "everything is shut off", which is the problem I'm
>having with my Conexant codec -- I can't get the darn thing to power-up!

I fear I'm seeing the same error at boot time:

auich1 at pci0 dev 31 function 6: i82801DB (ICH4) AC-97 Modem
auich1: interrupting at irq 11
auich1: ac97: Conexant unknown (0x43585423) codec; no 3D stereo
auich1: ac97: ext mid 4001<LINE1>, secondary codec
auich1: error setting modem controls (val=0xf200, status=0xff00)

		--Prof. Steven M. Bellovin,