mutlimedia : snd_hda/driver ; No Sound, not loading properly ; Asus P5B

Ariff Abdullah ariff at
Wed Apr 18 16:43:09 UTC 2007

On Wed, 18 Apr 2007 16:21:24 +0000
"Rick Nekus" <solarux at> wrote:
>    Hi Ariff,
>    Thanks for the quick response, and advise, -yup u're likely right
>    regarding vendor bios issues, ... come to think of it now (damn
>    hindsight :),

Quite unfortunate, but I do really hope that you try both #1 and #2
recommendations, just for educational purposes. Given enough interest,
I'm sure that we can lure other developers (acpi, bus folks) to jump

How about trying -current?

>    -disable on-board audio in Bios, and install slightly older
>    Soundblaster compatible (or Audigy 1, or 2 ) ? -i think this
>    should work for present purposes too.
>    -I want to stay with FBSD 6.2 Stable , or 7-Current...,do you
>    recommend a good sort-off off the shelf pci-soundcard(s) ?
>    (stereo,... is fine) - sorry about this off-topic question, and
>    thanks again. regards,

How about envy24 ? Search the archives for possible best supported
version. Please avoid Creative cards especially cheap audigy LS,
Live 512 value or X-FI, for now.

Ariff Abdullah

... Recording in stereo is obviously too advanced
    and confusing for us idiot ***** users :P ........
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