Seth Forshee seth.forshee at
Thu Nov 16 22:14:32 UTC 2017

On Thu, Nov 16, 2017 at 04:50:43PM +0800, Hui Wang wrote:
> BugLink:
> The author of this config (pierre-louis.bossart at
> suggested that we should disable this config from ubuntu artful
> kernel, he said, "this is really for test environments or platforms
> with a connector. I don't think it should be enabled by default
> (better to fail the probe rather than get questions from users that
> they have no sound)."
> I also investigated this issue on my own, if our kernel is running on
> a platform which has a codec and the codec is supported by the
> existing driver, enabling this config will not bring side effect;
> if the platform has a codec but the codec is not supported by existing
> driver yet, the driver will fallback to this NOCODEC_MACH if this
> config is enabled, and snd-soc-sst-byt-cht-nocodec.ko will be loaded
> into the kernel, then user is easily confused that the kernel driver
> is loaded but I can't hear sound from the codec.
> Signed-off-by: Hui Wang < at>

Acked-by: Seth Forshee <seth.forshee at>

Also applied to unstable/master.

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