Compiling in sound driver in kernel

Roland Smith rsmith at
Wed Jun 10 22:28:25 UTC 2009

On Wed, Jun 10, 2009 at 06:11:56PM -0400, Carmel wrote:
> This is my first attempt to compile in a driver in a new kernel I am
> attempting to build.
> Using loader.conf, I have the 'snd_hda' driver presently being loaded.
> I want to compile it directly into the kernel. I tried this:

> Unfortunately, the kernel will not build. What is the proper way to
> build a kernel with sound embedded into it?
You're missing something:
device		sound
> device	snd_hda		# Sound driver

Have you looked at the manual page? 'man snd_hda' would have told you this.

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