Re: 2.5.6x Sound frustration
David van Hoose (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Fri, 25 Apr 2003 22:46:35 -0500
Scott Robert Ladd wrote:
> The 2.5.66 kernel loads the ALSA sound drivers for my Intel i8x0
> on-board sound, but no sound files make any... well, *sound.*
> Note that, other than sound, the machine is performing flawlessly.
> I've enabled the ALSA drivers, with (and for one etst, without) OSS
> emulation, integrated into the kernel (no modules).
> I hear a pop while the OS is loading; the log states:
> Apr 25 17:06:18 Tycho kernel: intel8x0: clocking to 41158
> Apr 25 17:06:18 Tycho kernel: ALSA device list:
> Apr 25 17:06:18 Tycho kernel: #0: Intel 82801BA-ICH2 at 0xe800, irq 17
> Yes, I'm using the latest ALSA tools.
> Yes, I've used a mixer (several, actually) to make sure nothing is muted
> and that all volumes are maximized.
> Yes, I have the speakers turned on, plugged in, and connected to the
> proper connector on the motherboard (an Intel D850EMV2). I've even tried
> different speakers, jacks, and cables. The speakers work fine when
> attached to a Wintel system, BTW.
> I've tried running several different "sound" apps, along with directly
> sending sounds to various devices -- and my reward is silence.
> This is the first Linux system on which I've wanted the sound working...
> I'm willing to admit I may be doing something stupid -- please be
> gentle! ;)
Have you tried compiling the intel8x0 ALSA driver as a module? I never
could get mine to work from within the kernel, but I got it to work
perfectly as modules. Just remember to set the options and whatnot for
the snd and intel8x0 modules as stated in the ALSA documentation.
Just a thought.
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