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Dummy audio output and no sound card detected by ALSA on Thinkpad T14s Gen 2
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This is technically a duplicate of T9503, however I am on different hardware and have sof-firmware installed. I only have a dummy output option and no microphone option.
alsamixer reveals no options to remedy this, however the logs lead to me to believe that, althrough the firmware is working correctly, something else with ALSA may not be.
Audio on this device works without issue and out of the box on Ubuntu 21.04. Installing v1.9 from sof-bin, as suggested by T9538, fixes this isuse.

First of all, dmesg | grep snd:

[   44.052541] snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: DSP detected with PCI class/subclass/prog-if info 0x040380
[   44.052547] snd_hda_intel 0000:00:1f.3: Digital mics found on Skylake+ platform, using SOF driver


00:1f.3 Audio device: Intel Corporation Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Technology Audio Controller (rev 20) (prog-if 80)
	Subsystem: Lenovo Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Technology Audio Controller
	Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
	Memory at 603d1c0000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
	Memory at 603d000000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=1M]
	Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 3
	Capabilities: [80] Vendor Specific Information: Len=14 <?>
	Capabilities: [60] MSI: Enable- Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
	Kernel driver in use: sof-audio-pci-intel-tgl

inxi -A:

Audio:     Device-1: Intel Tiger Lake-LP Smart Sound Audio driver: sof-audio-pci-intel-tgl 
           Sound Server-1: ALSA v: k5.14.7-198.current running: yes 
           Sound Server-2: PulseAudio v: 15.0 running: yes

and alsactl init:
alsactl: init:1759: No soundcards found...

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Phantop created this task.Sep 30 2021, 12:38 AM
Phantop updated the task description. (Show Details)Sep 30 2021, 12:44 AM
Phantop updated the task description. (Show Details)Sep 30 2021, 4:18 AM
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DataDrake moved this task from Backlog to Update Requested on the Software board.
DataDrake added subscribers: TClark77, DataDrake.

Looks like we need an update to 1.9 for sof-firmware which is @TClark77 's package.