Any way to probe snd card?

Garrett Cooper youshi10 at
Thu Feb 15 02:38:18 UTC 2007

Gary Kline wrote:
> 	I'm pretty stunned at how well gnome2 works on my
> 	antique 400MHz backup system.  [[ gnome2-lite wouldn't go, for
> 	some reason.... [?] ]]  Anyway, I do have a sound card in this
> 	one, but which *.ko I load or compile is the question.  If 
> 	memory serves, I think this has  a Matrox card.  I've tried
> 	adding a few sound [snd_*.ko] files, but no sound.  The OSS
> 	dialogs open, but the tests produce no sound..  Would the sound
> 	card show up in dmesg if there were a sound card hiding? 
> 	Any help out there?  This old box is an HP Kayak "XU/XW".
> 	thanks, 
> 	gary

esound running in the background, maybe? Memory serves me correctly that 
was gnome's sound daemon of choice (ew...).

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