On Friday 14 November 2003 10:43 am, Cordula's Web wrote:
> > > Can someone point me to enabling sound on FreeBsd 5.1. Also when i use
> > > to start my Xsession (startx) computer used to prompt with some message
> > > about sound. I have suppressed it. How do change the system to get that
> > > message again.
> >
> > 1) your hardware (soundcard type - is it supported?)
> > 2) if it is supported, did you compile the module in the kernel?
> > 3) if it is not not compiled in the kernel, did you load the module?
> >
> > For question number 3, the magic keyword is kldload (see its manual
> > page).
>
> # kldload snd
>
> will generally do what you want (load the correct driver).
>
> > I omitted to ask whether the card works (if you have a chance, check with
> > another OS on the same machine). Faulty hardware may not get initialized
> > properly and will cause the driver to fail.
>
> Right. What does 'dmesg' say abount sound cards/chipsets?
> You could also run 'pciconf -lv' (as root) and see if your
> card is recognized.
>
> Good luck.

I have not complied the kernel but here is the picconf. Should i complie the 
kernel and then do picconf? I do not see the sound card in here. thanks for 
the quick reply.

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hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82443BX/ZX 440BX/ZX CPU to PCI Bridge (AGP Implemented)'
    class    = bridge
    subclass = HOST-PCI
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hdr=0x01
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82443BX/ZX 440BX/ZX AGPset PCI-to-PCI bridge'
    class    = bridge
    subclass = PCI-PCI
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:7:0: class=0x060100 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71108086 rev=0x02 
hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4/4E/4M ISA Bridge'
    class    = bridge
    subclass = PCI-ISA
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:7:1:       class=0x010180 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71118086 
rev=0x01 hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4/4E/4M IDE Controller'
    class    = mass storage
    subclass = ATA
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:7:2: class=0x0c0300 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71128086 rev=0x01 
hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4/4E/4M USB Interface'
    class    = serial bus
    subclass = USB
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:7:3: class=0x068000 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71138086 rev=0x02 
hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
    device   = '82371AB/EB/MB PIIX4/4E/4M Power Management Controller'
    class    = bridge
    subclass = PCI-unknown
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:15:0:        class=0x060400 card=0x000000dc chip=0x00241011 
rev=0x03 hdr=0x01
    vendor   = 'Digital Equipment Corporation'
    device   = '21151/2 PCI to PCI Bridge'
    class    = bridge
    subclass = PCI-PCI
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:17:0:  class=0x020000 card=0x00821028 chip=0x905510b7 rev=0x24 
hdr=0x00
    vendor   = '3COM Corp, Networking Division'
    device   = '3C905B-TX Fast Etherlink 10/100 PCI TX NIC'
    class    = network
    subclass = ethernet
[EMAIL PROTECTED]:0:0: class=0x030000 card=0x00821028 chip=0x47421002 rev=0x5c 
hdr=0x00
    vendor   = 'ATI Technologies'
    device   = 'ATI GTC (GT-C2U2) ATI 3D Rage Pro Turbo AGP 2X'
    class    = display
    subclass = VGA


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