ESS Maestro3 no sound

Mark A-J. Raught (from the laptop) mraught at
Thu Jul 14 18:50:39 GMT 2005

Muzaffar Ariff wrote:
> I've loaded the patch but still I'm having the same problem, xmms
> plays the mp3 file but no sound. On the brightside there is no error
> in /var/run/dmesg.boot like before:
> pcm0: <ESS Technology Maestro3> port 0xd800-0xd8ff mem
> 0xf3ffe000-0xf3ffffff irq 5 at device 8.0 on pci0
> pcm0: PCIR_COMMAND = 0x7
> pcm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> pcm0: <SigmaTel STAC9721/23 AC97 Codec>
> So does anyone know what is wrong with my maestro? 
> ps: thanks for the instruction on patching the code. really appreciate it :)
> On 7/13/05, Pyun YongHyeon <pyunyh at> wrote:
>>On Wed, Jul 13, 2005 at 08:47:00AM +0800, Muzaffar Ariff wrote:
>> > > Hmm, I'm afraid you loaded old module again. Please let me know which
>> > > FreeBSD version you used. I can make a patch for the specific FreeBSD
>> > > version.
>> >
>> > I'm using FreeBSD 5.3-release. Are you saying that I did the patching
>> > and loading of the patch correctly, its just you gave the wrong one?
>> > (need to know either my methods were right)
>> >
>>I can't sure but your dmeseg output says it was not patched.
>>Try attached patch on your system.
>>1. Save attached patch file to your system(e.g. /tmp).
>>2. Patch and build.
>>        #cd /usr/src
>>        #patch -p0 < /path/to/patchfile
>>        #cd /usr/src/sys/modules/sound/driver/maestro3
>>        #make
>>3. Load built module and experiment it.
>>        #kldload ./snd_maestro3.ko
>>4. It the driver works then install it.
>>        #make install
>>Please let me know how it goes on your system.
>>Pyun YongHyeon

I had a similar problem (looks like it is playing, but no sound) on a 
snd_ich device which was fixed with changes to the ac97.c and ac97.h. 
The diffs are at the bottom of:


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