Intel HD Audio project?

Andrew Thompson thompsa at
Tue Jun 1 21:21:25 UTC 2010

On 2 June 2010 08:03, Kaya Saman <SamanKaya at> wrote:
> Hi guys,
> I've just bought a new Intel Mini-ITX system board with multi channel hi-def
> audio....
> The system is being used as a barebones mini mainframe with no GUI but none
> the less I have installed xmms2 on it as I thought it could be a good radio
> station and also just for fun listening too :-)
> Anyhow, each time I tried to start xmms2 I got a response of OSS not found.
> I then built OSS from the ports collection and rebooted and unfortunately I
> still get an error:
> $ xmms2d
> INFO: ../src/xmms/log.c:49: Initialized logging system :)
> 23:00:07  INFO: ../src/xmms/ipc.c:795: IPC listening on
> 'tcp://'.
> 23:00:07  INFO: ../src/xmms/main.c:517: Using output plugin: oss
> 23:00:07 ERROR: ../src/xmms/output.c:978: Could not initialize output plugin
> Starting XMMS2 phone home agent...
> pciconf -lv gives this response:
> none1 at pci0:0:27:0:    class=0x040300 card=0x50038086 chip=0x3a3e8086
> rev=0x00 hdr=0x00
>   vendor     = 'Intel Corporation'
>   device     = 'HD Audio Controller'
>   class      = multimedia
>   subclass   = HDA
> I am guessing the none1 at the beginning means that there is no driver in
> the system for it??
> I did manage to find this on Google:
> however it seems that the project is now closed as there is no more source
> code downloadeable for the driver.
> Can anyone suggest anything to get my sound device working?

The above driver is now in the base system, just `kldload snd_hda`
(and put the line snd_hda_load="YES" in /boot/loader.conf).


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