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Re: Any way to probe snd card?
- To: Dak Ghatikachalam <dghatikachalam_(_at_)_gmail_(_dot_)_com>
- Subject: Re: Any way to probe snd card?
- From: Gary Kline <kline_(_at_)_tao_(_dot_)_thought_(_dot_)_org>
- Date: Wed, 14 Feb 2007 22:47:53 -0800
- Cc: FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions_(_at_)_freebsd_(_dot_)_org>
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:16:00PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
> On 2/14/07, Gary Kline <kline_(_at_)_tao_(_dot_)_thought_(_dot_)_org> wrote:
> > I'm pretty stunned at how well gnome2 works on my
> > antique 400MHz backup system. [[ gnome2-lite wouldn't go, for
> > some reason.... [?] ]] Anyway, I do have a sound card in this
> > one, but which *.ko I load or compile is the question. If
> > memory serves, I think this has a Matrox card. I've tried
> > adding a few sound [snd_*.ko] files, but no sound. The OSS
> > dialogs open, but the tests produce no sound.. Would the sound
> > card show up in dmesg if there were a sound card hiding?
> > Any help out there? This old box is an HP Kayak "XU/XW".
> I solved most of my sound problems by taking actions reading
Hm. I forgot about adding the "hints.*"; but catenating
/dev/sndstat indicates that I use snd_sb16.ko and compiling that
in gives me a bunch of fatal undefines. So I added "snd_sbc"
to the KERNCONF and am recompiling.
Shouldn't be this hard; this worked with REdhat, just
Gary Kline kline_(_at_)_thought_(_dot_)_org www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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