Any way to probe snd card?
kline at tao.thought.org
Thu Feb 15 03:28:40 UTC 2007
On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 06:38:14PM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> 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...).
A cat /dev/sndstat says that my old AWE64 is there. (I'm
doing a make kernel now; be done wee-hours?!) Anyway a
kldload [sound|snd_sb16] and the tiny red x is beside the
spkr in the upper right. Still head-scratching.
Anybody else know what's going on?
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