Sound on Dell D600 laptop

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Thu Jan 12 11:50:44 PST 2006

On Jan 12, 2006, at 11:20 AM, Jerry Dunham wrote:

> On 12 Jan 2006 at 12:37, Doug Poland wrote:
>> On Thu, January 12, 2006 12:15, Li, Qing wrote:
>>> 	Has anyone successfully gotten the sound to work
>>> 	on the Dell D600 laptop running FreeBSD 6.0?
>>> 	If you've done it, could you please share your tricks
>>> 	with me.
>> I've got a C600 laptop working with sound.  Not sure if it's the  
>> same,
>> but I added the following line to my /boot/loader.conf
>> snd_maestro3_load="YES"
> The C600 and D600 are quite different critters.  That doesn't  
> guarantee
> that your suggestion WON'T work, but it wouldn't be surprising if it
> failed.  I don't recall what sound architecture the D600 uses, but  
> it was
> a complete redesign following the last of the C-series.  If you  
> need more
> information on the D-series I can probably find out.
> --
> Jerry Dunham
> jdunham at

	We have a series of D600's at my work, and in Windows they report  
that they use SigmaTel C-Major audio. Not sure what that maps to in  
FreeBSD. Look online in either the handbook or at Alsa's site for  
some more information. At least this is a working start for you.

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