Soundcard Issues

Rob Eidukaitis maxmouse at
Tue Nov 9 03:39:18 PST 2004

Even with kldload snd, there is nothing. I'm pretty lost at why I can't 
seem to get these drivers to load up. Would recompiling the kernel help 
with it? I figured that loading the module would have the same effect.


Benjamin Sobotta wrote:

> Hi!
> I'm not quite sure about this but try
> kldload snd_driver
> This will load every driver available. Then check /dev/sndstat again and see 
> whether it found something. If it did you know that you just picked the wrong 
> driver and it is be supported by something else.
> If it doesn't you're looking at a different problem, that as far as I can see 
> is not related to the sounddrivers.
> Ben
> On Tuesday 09 November 2004 03:10, Rob Eidukaitis wrote:
>>Hey there. I'm using FreeBSD 4.10-Release, and I recently replaced my
>>old soundcard with a new Soundblaster Live! 24 bit. I've tried using:
>>kldload snd_emu10k1
>>No error, but it still doesn't see my card.
>>pciconf -l -v gives:
>>none4 at pci3:2:0: class=0x040100 card=0x10061102 chip=0x00071102 rev=0x00
>>     vendor   = 'Creative Labs'
>>     class    = multimedia
>>     subclass = audio
>>kldstat gives:
>>Id Refs Address    Size     Name
>>  1    3 0xc0100000 44e714   kernel
>>  2    1 0xc21a4000 5000     snd_emu10k1.ko
>>  3    1 0xc21aa000 15000    snd_pcm.ko
>>cat /dev/sndstat gives:
>>FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm)
>>Installed devices:
>>Any thoughts on what I might be doing wrong here?
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