AC97 sound card on 6.1

cpghost cpghost at
Mon Jun 5 22:53:18 UTC 2006

Dave wrote:
> Hello,
>    I'm atempting to get an integrated AC97 sound card working under 
> 6.1. I know this card works, loading the snd_driver module finds it, 
> but i do not know which actual module works it over. I'd rather not 
> have to load 26 sound modules just the ones i actually need. I've 
> checked /boot/kernel/snd* but didn't find anything AC97 and googling 
> showed that others had asked, but no clear answer. If anyone has this 
> going i'd appreciate hearing about it, and also any difficulties with 
> quality or getting applications going.

Just try to kldload each snd_* manually, one after the other (don't kldload
snd_driver though) from the console, until the right one writes something
out. I've had a similar problem with an AC97 chipset in a laptop which
turned out to be a snd_t4dwave.ko

Good luck,

Cordula's Web.

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