On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 07:57:11PM +0200, Bernt Hansson wrote: > Roland Smith: > > On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 05:08:09PM +0200, Bernt Hansson wrote: > >> Roland Smith: > >>> 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 > >> That doesn't help me. snd_hda driver won't load either way. I always > >> have to load it manualy. > > > > What is the exact error message that you get? > > None. No error message.
So the kernel now builds correctly with 'device sound' and 'device snd_hda'? If not, what message does the kernel build yield? > > What kind of hardware do you have? > > MB: Gigabyte GA-MA790fx-DS5 Ok, the ALC889 on board is listed as supported by snd_hda(4). BTW, have a look at the BUGS section of snd_hda(4). Maybe your problem is related to this. If loading the module works, have you tried adding snd_hda_load="YES" to /boot/loader.conf, as per the manual page? Roland -- R.F.Smith http://www.xs4all.nl/~rsmith/ [plain text _non-HTML_ PGP/GnuPG encrypted/signed email much appreciated] pgp: 1A2B 477F 9970 BA3C 2914 B7CE 1277 EFB0 C321 A725 (KeyID: C321A725)
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