sound with -CURRENT

Ed Schouten ed at
Tue May 22 17:44:32 UTC 2007

* Odhiambo Washington <wash at> wrote:
> Okay, not exactly with current, but I have not been able to get sound 
> working with either 6.x or -CURRENT. I have the present case - an HP
> DC7600 on which I run -current, but I also have those Creative SoundBlaster
> cards that support 5.1 surround at home, which I have never managed
> to get to work.
> Let's concentrate on the present system that runs 7.x.
> I am attaching dmesg.boot and the output of `pciconf -lv`
> I am using the GENERIC kernel on this one, so far.
> Is there something that I need to do to get the sound card detected - 
> like perhaps load some modules?
> Perhaps I am simply running unsupported hardware :)
> [...]
> none0 at pci0:27:0:	class=0x040300 card=0x3010103c chip=0x27d88086 rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
>     vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
>     device     = '82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio'
>     class      = multimedia

| $ whatis 'high definition audio'
| snd_hda(4)               - Intel High Definition Audio bridge device driver

A `kldload snd_hda' should suffice. snd_ich should also work, but
doesn't make use of the high definition audio functionality.

 Ed Schouten <ed at>
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