Sony Digital Audio System

Christopher Rosado chris at
Fri Jun 13 09:18:46 PDT 2003

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On Friday 13 June 2003 07:31 am, Jesse Guardiani wrote:

> Doesn't look like it has anything to do with artsd or KDE. It looks like
> your kernel keeps panicing on boot.

No.  He reports the panic happens during KDE startup, at the "Initializing 
peripherals stage."  Not a boot-up issue.

> In addition, while it's possible that adding the pcm device to your kernel
> is what causes the kernel panics, I'm skeptical. I think it's something
> else because the kernel doesn't panic right after or before it detects the
> pcm device. It panics right after it detects cd0.

We commented-out pcm and rebuilt his kernel; he's now able to start KDE 
without a kernel panic.  No sound though.  An issue with pcm||artsd + his 

> Did you JUST add pcm support to the kernel? Or did you add a bunch of other
> stuff at the same time? (looks like you need the usb audio stuff)

It's a new installation, and a new kernel so he could have a usable desktop.  
I'll look into the USB audio; the lack of it may be causing it.

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Christopher Rosado
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