Any way to probe snd card?

Dak Ghatikachalam dghatikachalam at
Thu Feb 15 04:16:03 UTC 2007

On 2/14/07, Gary Kline <kline at> 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".

I solved most of my sound problems by taking actions reading


>         gary
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