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. [EMAIL PROTECTED]:0:0: class=0x060000 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71908086 rev=0x02 hdr=0x00 vendor = 'Intel Corporation' device = '82443BX/ZX 440BX/ZX CPU to PCI Bridge (AGP Implemented)' class = bridge subclass = HOST-PCI [EMAIL PROTECTED]:1:0: class=0x060400 card=0x00000000 chip=0x71918086 rev=0x02 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 _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"