soundcard not working 5.4

gustaaf wijnands gwg.wijnands.freebsd at
Mon Apr 11 10:01:45 PDT 2005

Wayne wrote:
> Hey,
> I don't know if this is the right list but I will ask anyway. I want to 
> have FreeBSD as my main OS the only thing that is stopping me is I am 
> unable to get my sound card to work I have an "Azalia" based sound card. 
> In Linux it comes up as an ICH6 based soundcard and after checking the 
> 5.4 Hardware compatibilty I proceeded to download it. Im using the 5.4 
> RC1, when I load the drivers  (I used kldload snd_ich and noticing no 
> change tried kldload snd_driver and all  loaded with out error but when 
> I type in :
> $cat /dev/sndstat I get no listing and dmesg shows no pcm either. Is 
> this soundcard supported?

Azalia isn't listed in

Have you  tried  doing  a  "kldload  snd_*"
Have you edited the kernelconfig file

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