soundcard not working. chromebook pixel LS unstable 5.10.0-7

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soundcard not working. chromebook pixel LS unstable 5.10.0-7

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On the chromebook pixel LS I own, I installed debian testing without a desktop environment, but grabbed networkmanager and i3 during installation. Network works correctly, the touchpad works adequately, but the sound card does not work properly. I cannot use the speakers or the headphone jack at all.

at one point in the past, my sound worked on debian. I remember seeing a bdwrt5677 device in pavucontrol at that time, but now all I have is the intel HDA sound card and a dummy output.

I installed the firmware-intel-sound package to resolve a missing SST2 firmware problem in dmesg, but doing so introduced more errors. For example, when the SST2 driver is loaded, suspending and shutting down the computer using systemctl does not work, it will simply freeze the computer.

**edit: I uninstalled the SST2 driver as installing it produced more errors and disrupted suspension/sleep. **

I don't know what specific information will help but I will monitor the tread; to start, here is lsmod | grep snd. If anyone has some experience manipulating the drivers for the chromebook pixel LS sound system, including and specifically the bdw-rt5677 device, could you please point me to some resources/ways to understand why I can't get the speakers working?

I forgot to mention-- I am on debian unstable, kernel 5.10.0-7

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invoker@samus:~$ sudo lsmod | grep snd
snd_hda_codec_hdmi     73728  1
snd_hda_intel          57344  1
snd_intel_dspcfg       28672  1 snd_hda_intel
soundwire_intel        45056  1 snd_intel_dspcfg
snd_soc_rt5677        290816  0
snd_hda_codec         172032  2 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel
snd_soc_rt5677_spi     16384  1 snd_soc_rt5677
snd_soc_rl6231         20480  1 snd_soc_rt5677
snd_soc_catpt          69632  2
snd_hda_core          110592  3 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec
snd_soc_acpi_intel_match    45056  1 snd_soc_catpt
snd_soc_acpi           16384  2 snd_soc_catpt,snd_soc_acpi_intel_match
snd_hwdep              16384  1 snd_hda_codec
snd_soc_core          315392  4 snd_soc_catpt,soundwire_intel,snd_soc_rt5677,snd_soc_rt5677_spi
snd_compress           32768  1 snd_soc_core
snd_pcm               135168  10 snd_soc_catpt,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,soundwire_intel,snd_compress,snd_soc_rt5677,snd_soc_core,snd_hda_core,snd_soc_rt5677_spi
snd_timer              49152  1 snd_pcm
snd                   110592  11 snd_soc_catpt,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hwdep,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_timer,snd_compress,snd_soc_core,snd_pcm
soundcore              16384  1 snd
dw_dmac_core           36864  2 snd_soc_catpt,dw_dmac

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