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Creative CA0132 codec discussion (Sound Core3D)

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Can you re-run the scripts during audio playback? It appears that the power management turns off the streams when they are not in use, which makes the output inconsistent.
Sure, while playing music in iTunes, here's the result:
 

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Ok, try this VoodooHDA, tell me what happens. Use the getdump tool and show me the dump.
Ok, installing this one shows a 5.1CH (Green+Orange+Black Rear) audio device. But none of the ports give me sound. I basically lost sound again. Here's the getdump output:
 

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Ok, installing this one shows a 5.1CH (Green+Orange+Black Rear) audio device. But none of the ports give me sound. I basically lost sound again. Here's the getdump output:
I'm back, after I replaced the graphics card, I could not use the WIFI adapter, so I have also replaced the mainboard with CPU and RAM.


I forgot to say that you do not need a patched CodecCommander for VoodooHDA. Download CodecCommander from the RehabMan repository, and try again.
 
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I'm back, after I replaced the graphics card, I could not use the WIFI adapter, so I have also replaced the mainboard with CPU and RAM.


I forgot to say that you do not need a patched CodecCommander for VoodooHDA. Download CodecCommander from the RehabMan repository, and try again.
You’ve been busy. I have also been busy with a major surgery. It might still take me a couple of days to be able to sit on my Hackintosh PC, but will report back when I do.
 
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Installing the new CodecCommander gave me undistorted sound!

The "Sound" Preferences pane gives me Headphones/Line Out/Line Out/Digital out/Digital Out.

The speakers are plugged in to "m" (line out) and when I select the second "Digital Out" I get sound that way. None of the other outputs give me sound. The "Digital Out" is listed as an "Optical digital-out port", but that's clearly not what's being selected, since it is actually the analog "line out" ("m").

I tried both the switcher and the "tool". As soon as I selected anything, I lost sound entirely and couldn't get it back (ie. couldn't get anything out of "m").

I do now have sound, however... so this is great progress!
I have recently upgraded from High Sierra to Mojave. The only problem is that the sound has disappeared again. I don't know what has been reset by the upgrade process. I'm hoping there might be a quick fix to get this running again.
 
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I think the Z270X Gaming 8 and 9 have the same ZxR codec.
I am afraid that all the dumps we have created where not consistent due to the power management. The streams where sometimes off and sometimes on. I'll give you a new script that also activates the stream. First, you can try the attached AppleALC.
 

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I think the Z270X Gaming 8 and 9 have the same ZxR codec.
I am afraid that all the dumps we have created where not consistent due to the power management. The streams where sometimes off and sometimes on. I'll give you a new script that also activates the stream. First, you can try the attached AppleALC.
So, I first left it with VoodooHDA and tried the latest unpatched CodecCommander from RehabMan with no change.
Then I removed VoodooHDA and installed this AppleALC kext you just provided. The Audio Device changes according to what I connect in it, with the correct device (Internal Speakers, Headphones etc). But there's no audio coming from any of the ports. I am guessing this new script to activate the stream can potentially resolve our issues?

Looking forward to your input on this. By the way, I have now a Clone hard drive for experimentation, which is identical to my main Hackintosh drive, so I can do any testing you need me to do on this.
 
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So, I first left it with VoodooHDA and tried the latest unpatched CodecCommander from RehabMan with no change.
An unpatched CodecCommander makes no sense for this codec. Use the supplied SSDT with the unpatched CodecCommander.
Then I removed VoodooHDA and installed this AppleALC kext you just provided. The Audio Device changes according to what I connect in it, with the correct device (Internal Speakers, Headphones etc). But there's no audio coming from any of the ports. I am guessing this new script to activate the stream can potentially resolve our issues?
The script should enable the link streams and hopefully give us the correct values. I still do not know which streams this codec uses. We're talking about two different streams, if the audio-link stream is disabled, the codec stream is also disabled and the script output becomes useless.

Suppose the CodecCommander is already at /L/E, run the script from the attachment, then copy the SSDT to the patched folder, restart MacOS, and run the script again. Upload the output.
 

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I think the Z270X Gaming 8 and 9 have the same ZxR codec.
I am afraid that all the dumps we have created where not consistent due to the power management. The streams where sometimes off and sometimes on. I'll give you a new script that also activates the stream. First, you can try the attached AppleALC.
I installed this new AppleALC into /L/E with KextBeast and copied it into /EFI/Clover/kexts/other/. All device outputs disappeared from the sound output menu. I have audio via HDMI/monitor, but no other way.
 
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