Getting sound in KDE
mailing at rickhoppe.nl
Sun Oct 26 11:57:59 PST 2003
Jacob Rieper wrote:
>I am having trouble getting my soundcard to work in 5.1 stable. It didn't
>automatically detect the Soundblaster Live card so I added it to the kernel
>with kldload snd_emu10k1.ko and rebooted. It then shows up under pcm0 like
>pcm0: <Creative EMU10K1> port 0xd400-0xd41f irq 11 at device 1.0 on pci2
>pcm0: <Cirrus Logic CS4297A AC97 Codec>
>Looking through usenet, it seems I should run MAKEDEV snd0 or something in
>/dev to create the mixer and stuff. However, MAKEDEV has been removed from
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Have you tried the official instructions on
You'll see that FreeBSD 5.0 and later do not need to use MAKEDEV,
because devfs(5) automatically creates device nodes.
I don't know if this helps you much further, but now you know you don't
have to worry about MAKEDEV.
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