how do I work out what sound modules I need?

Julian H. Stacey jhs at
Thu Dec 29 17:58:34 UTC 2011

Julian Elischer wrote:
> On 12/29/11 1:26 AM, Alexander Leidinger wrote:
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Load all, inspect /dev/sndstat to see which driver is attached to 
> > the hardware, add only the one referenced there to loader.conf or 
> > your kernel config.
> Was disabled by previous owner in BIOS

Doesn't BIOS have a "Return to defaults" ?
kldload snd_driver
cat /dev/sndstat
	snd_hda_load="YES"	# or whatever other for your hardware

Julian Stacey, BSD Unix Linux C Sys Eng Consultants Munich
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