No sound with Thinkpad X60
four.harrisons at googlemail.com
Sat Mar 23 15:17:21 UTC 2013
Friday, 22 March 2013 at 12:30:37 -0400, Lowell Gilbert said:
> Jerry <jerry at seibercom.net> writes:
> > On Fri, 22 Mar 2013 06:28:57 +0100
> > Bernt Hansson articulated:
> >> 2013-03-22 00:42, Peter Harrison skrev:
> >> Put this in your /boot/loader.conf and report back.
> >> hw.snd.default_unit="0"
> >> Test with other nubers if 0 do not work.
> > Using an nVidia card, I had to do the following:
> > /etc/sysctl.conf
> > hw.snd.default_unit=4
> > Rebooted and the sound worked. I never found any truly accurate
> > information on it, it was basically just a trail and error experiment.
> > And YES, it sucks that in all to many cases, sound doesn't "just work".
> You don't actually need to reboot for each trial. Running sysctl(8) from
> the command line will do. And /dev/sndstat would probably tell you the
> right value to try. These things are covered in the Handbook..
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Indeed. I've been faffing around with various sysctl settings from the command line without rebooting. As I mentioned in a slightly earlier email though, it's working now - although I can't figure out why, it is.
Thanks for your help.
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