Strange HDA sound behavior on FreeBSD 7.2

Patrick Lamaiziere patfbsd at
Tue Jun 30 12:22:30 UTC 2009

Le Tue, 30 Jun 2009 13:44:45 +0300,
vadim braun <vadim.braun at> a écrit :

> Hi all,
> I try to set correct sound driver using Handbook on my notebook Dell
> Inspiron 1501.
> Load sound drivers:
> zero# kldload snd_driver
> See attachment dmesg_after_loading_sound_meta_driver.txt
> zero# cat /dev/sndstat
> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 64bit 2007061600/amd64)
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <HDA Sigmatel STAC9220 PCM #0 Analog> at cad 1 nid 1 on hdac0
> kld snd_hda [MPSAFE] (1p:1v/1r:1v channels duplex default)

> zero# ls /dev
> Where is dsp or pcm device?

You will not see them, they are cloned device (something like that).
That's ok.

> Can someone help me?

What's the problem?

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