Hi, On 10/1/07, Sai Vinob <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> wrote: > Hi all, > I'm not able to enable sound on my FreeBSD 6.2 box. I'm trying it here > in mailing lists after trying in > forums<http://www.linuxforums.org/forum/everything-bsd/104558-audio-problem-freebsd-6-2-a.html> > > The error message when I click on the speaker icon is: > The volume control did not find any elements and/or devices to control. > This means either that you don'thave the right GStreamer plugins > installed, or that you don't have a sound card configured. > > My motherboard is Asus K8V-VM Ultra with southbridge VT8233A. It uses a > realtek ALC660 codec. > > Initially, 'kldstat' just showed: > Id Refs Address Size Name > 1 10 0xc0400000 6f6544 kernel > 2 1 0xc0af7000 59f20 acpi.ko > 3 1 0xc4364000 16000 linux.ko > 4 1 0xc43b9000 17000 ng_btsocket.ko > 5 1 0xc43d0000 a000 netgraph.ko > 6 1 0xc43de000 2000 ng_bluetooth.ko > > and /dev/sndstat did not exist. > > I then tried 'kldload snd_via8233' and I got this for 'cat > /dev/sndstat': > #cat /dev/sndstat > FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm) > Installed devices: > > I tried 'kldload snd_driver', the generic case too. But no use. > > Then I tried loading it as boottime module with > 'snd_via8233_load="YES"' in the /boot/loader.conf file. The 'kldstat' > now shows, > Id Refs Address Size Name > 1 12 0xc0400000 6f6544 kernel > 2 1 0xc0af7000 6170 snd_via8233.ko > 3 2 0xc0afe000 22b88 sound.ko > 4 1 0xc0b21000 59f20 acpi.ko > 5 1 0xc4368000 16000 linux.ko > 6 1 0xc43c6000 17000 ng_btsocket.ko > 7 1 0xc43bb000 a000 netgraph.ko > 8 1 0xc43e1000 2000 ng_bluetooth.ko > > But this did not solve the problem. > > Looking at the error msg which talked about GStream plugins, I did > /usr/sysinstall and from ftp installed whatever GStreamer thing I could > find. But nothing helped. > > Could anyone guide me in activating audio in my box. > > > Save all your chat conversations. Find them online at > http://in.messenger.yahoo.com/webmessengerpromo.php > _______________________________________________ > email@example.com mailing list > http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions > To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]" >
What's the output of dmesg after kldload snd_via8233 ? 'pciconf -vl' could help also to see what's your exact hardware (revision, etc...) Regards. -- There's this old saying: "Give a man a fish, feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, feed him for life." _______________________________________________ firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"