Sound stop'd working after upgrade ...

Melvyn Sopacua freebsd-current at webteckies.org
Wed Nov 26 12:34:11 PST 2003


On Wednesday 26 November 2003 19:14, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> On Wed, 26 Nov 2003, Melvyn Sopacua wrote:
> > On Wednesday 26 November 2003 01:24, Marc G. Fournier wrote:
> > > pcm0: <Intel ICH4 (82801DB)> port 0xe400-0xe43f,0xe000-0xe0ff mem
> > > 0xe0102000-0xe01020ff,0xe0101000-0xe01011ff irq 17 at device 31.5 on
> > > pci0 pcm0: <Avance Logic ALC650 AC97 Codec>
> > >
> > > and, from what I can tell, the proper devices are being built in /dev,
> > > but try and play music using xmms, and I get nothing ...
> > >
> > > Not sure what to debug, or where ... help? :(
> >
> > Does 'mixer' report anything valid?
> > I had this over the weekend and can't remember how I cured it (I think I
> > cvsupped at the time), but I know that mixer gave some error instead of
> > proper stats.
>
> nope, looks fine:
>

[ ... ]

> is there some way of 'testing' it from the command line?  I know you used
> to be able to cat a file to the device, but I think that was way back when
> it was one snd device instead of several ...

* XMMS via esd and Arts running?
* XMMS and null-output plugin?

cdplay(1) and a cd is how I got onto the problem.
portinstall ogg|mpg123 with an ogg/mp3 will also give you plenty of testing.

There's wavplay also, but it needs proper wavheaders (ie: doesn't support 
"raw" wavs).

-- 
Melvyn
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