On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 10:51:08PM -0800, Garrett Cooper wrote:
> Gary Kline wrote:
> >On Wed, Feb 14, 2007 at 11:16:00PM -0500, Dak Ghatikachalam wrote:
> >>On 2/14/07, Gary Kline <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> 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. ....
> > gary
> What model's the card (or what does pciconf -lv report at least)?
This is strange. A couple hours ago I kldloaded a few modules
and saw that the card was my missing AWE64. Now, when I load
snd_sb16, it looks like an ISA SB 16. It could be either.
Note that if I load just snd_sb.ko, cat'ing /dev/sndstat returns
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