what KERNEL entry for an AWE64?
kline at tao.thought.org
Thu Oct 28 19:15:54 PDT 2004
On Thu, Oct 28, 2004 at 08:12:03PM -0400, Brian Bobowski wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> > Seems to be a PnP card. I just tried snd_driver; no joy, so will
> > try the sb16 next. Trying to use mplayerplugin. Maybe have to
> > settle for realplayer.
> > -g
> Mixer settings could be at fault if you're hearing no sound; my SB Live
> was VERY quiet under FreeBSD. Watch the kernel messages(via tty0 or
> checking dmesg) for the success/failure of the driver loading. Also, you
> can "cat /dev/random > /dev/dsp" to do a quick sound-check from the console.
> If you're running FreeBSD 5.x(which would be the case if snd_driver
> existed but didn't help), the device should be created automatically if
> it succeeds, and you can "cat /dev/sndstat" for info. If 4.x(which just
> uses "snd" not "snd_driver"), you may have to create a device node,
> which is something I have no experience with.
> If none of this works, you might want to check the HARDWARE.TXT file for
> your version of FreeBSD(should be on the installation media). Not only
> will this let you know the card is supported, it might offer some
> insight as to the driver?
> HTH, I can't presently think of anything more.
Well, no sound. The speakrs make a sound when I
hit the power swich, from sndstat I see that the card is
there; so is the snd_sb16 driver. Otherwise, nothing.
So looks like bad hardware. (??)
thanks for your hdlp.
Gary Kline kline at thought.org www.thought.org Public service Unix
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