PCM on my laptop is broken

Lowell Gilbert freebsd-questions-local at be-well.no-ip.com
Fri Aug 22 09:15:01 PDT 2003

"Chipp Zanuff" <ChippZanuff at hotpop.com> writes:

> I have problem with my laptop;it freezes/crashes on BOOT when I compile "device pcm" into the kernel.
> I tried loading snd_pcm, but nothign happens. kldstat shows snd_pcm, but no entries in /dev
> also, there aren;t any messages in /var/logs/messages when i kldload the sound module.
> i tried inserting snd_neomagic_load="YES" into loader.conf but that only nets the same result as if i compiled "device pcm" in the kernel.
> yes, sound does exist. it is a neomagic sound chip. 256AV. sound detection is where it freezes at in the broken kernel.
> I read the sound documetation, (no help), posted the problem on a few forums (no help).
> Maybe someone here is better? 

Sounds like you're running 5.x.
If so, the -CURRENT list is the place to go.

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