7 years ago
When you first install the subwoofer provided with Asus N55SL laptop (http://www.asus.com/Notebooks/Multimedia_Entertainment/N55SL/), it doesn't work at all. This is because alsa drivers are not capable to correctly manage the output proprietary 3,5 jack of the subwoofer.
Fortunately, guys of alsa-project have released a fantastic tool to debug HDA devices that is called HDA Analyzer (http://www.alsa-project.org/main/index.php/HDA_Analyzer) and with which it was possible for me to find a solution.
So, to turn on your subwoofer, simply download and use this script:
Hey I have the same laptop (N55SL) with this problem. I'm not very familiar with python. I downloaded your script from pastebin, saved it as a .py file, and ran "sudo python
Thanks efthialex for your vote and for your suggestion.
I will modify the tutorial very soon.
I promote your article cause you give us a solution for a problem, but It would be nice if you could be more specific and detailed for newbie users.