sound on Compaq Presario (and kernel question)
ariff at FreeBSD.org
Tue Mar 21 17:50:11 UTC 2006
On Tue, 21 Mar 2006 18:46:25 +0100 (CET)
Anna Davour <akesson at tsl.uu.se> wrote:
> Trying to get the sound to work on my Compaq Presario M2000. With
> version 5.4 everything worked fine except sound and ACPI. After
> looking at http://people.freebsd.org/~ariff/ I had the impression
> that I could get the sound to work by applying the provided patch,
> but that it should work without extra tricks if I upgraded to
> version 6 of the kernel. Well, I didn't succeed with the patch, but
> since I didn't think sound so important I let it be for the moment.
> Later I decided to upgrade anyway, and now I return to the sound
> Now uname -a gives:
> FreeBSD possession 6.1-PRERELEASE FreeBSD 6.1-PRERELEASE #0: Thu Mar
> 20:27:08 CET 2006
> granntyckt at possession:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/KERNEL2 i386
> Here I must ask what PRERELEASE actually means. It's not in the
> handbook as far as I can see.
1) Don't compile sound support into your kernel, remove any
"device sound/snd" or whatsoever from there.
2) Don't "kldload snd_driver" . Use "kldload sound" and
3) If the above doesn't work, post your kernel config here, also the
output of "vmstat -i"
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