Any way to probe snd card?
youshi10 at u.washington.edu
Thu Feb 15 06:51:11 UTC 2007
Gary Kline wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:16:00PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
>> On 2/14/07, Gary Kline <kline at tao.thought.org> 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
> Hm. I forgot about adding the "hints.*"; but catenating
> /dev/sndstat indicates that I use snd_sb16.ko and compiling that
> in gives me a bunch of fatal undefines. So I added "snd_sbc"
> to the KERNCONF and am recompiling.
> Shouldn't be this hard; this worked with REdhat, just
> straightaway. ....
What model's the card (or what does pciconf -lv report at least)?
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