Hi there, I'm having tremendous difficulty obtaining anything other than a system beep from my Crystal CS423B under FreeBSD 5.2.1.
In fact, I had problems with it under 5.1 as well! The machine (for detailled information see http://www.osegroup.com/support/insight/insight/en/products/desktops/ls500/ls500.htm) is a Mitsubishi Apricot LS500 with Lightning BX motherboard, 350Mhz Pentium 2 & Crystal CS423B-KQ chip (I'm looking at the mobo right now, it's also got marking of ATAFX39820 underneath the sound chip name). The card seems to be detected: a cat /dev/sndstat reveals the following: FreeBSD Audio Drivers (newpcm) Installed devices: pcm0: <CS423x> at io 0x534 irq 5 drq 1:0 bufsz 4096 (1p/1r/4v channels duplex default) The relevant parts of /var/log/messages would most likely be: zev kernel: pnpbios: Bad PnP BIOS data checksum zen kernel: pcm0:<CS423x> at port 0x220-0x22f,0x388-0x38n,0x534-0 The appropriate additions to the kernel have been made (currently: device pcm device csa , though also tried have been device pcm device sba , and device pcm to no discernible difference) Attempting to test the soundsystem with something like MadPlay by saying madplay -o /dev/dsp0.1 01.mp3 or madplay -o /dev/dspW0.1 01.mp3 results in the error message pcm:0:virtual:0: Play interrupt timeout, channel dead being sent to /var/log/messages and printed to console 1. Subsequent attempts to use sound results in "invalid argument". If it's any consolation, the sound does not appear to work under Linux - at least, not Movix (http://movix.sourceforge.net) - either. Win2k (when I used to use it.. Eurgh) needed drivers not included in the OS. Any help really would be appreciated! The only thing I've found so far on the mailling lists are unresolved issues! John -- _______________________________________________ [EMAIL PROTECTED] mailing list http://lists.freebsd.org/mailman/listinfo/freebsd-questions To unsubscribe, send any mail to "[EMAIL PROTECTED]"