Re: ndiswrapper and sound - etch
On Tue, May 30, 2006 at 07:55:34PM -0400, Scott Thomas wrote:
> On Tuesday 30 May 2006 6:45 pm, Hamish Moffatt wrote:
> > /dev/dsp is for OSS sound, while your Debian installation will be using
> > ALSA by default. Look for /proc/asound as evidence; /proc/asound/cards
> > should list detected sound cards.
> OK, I checked that and can see what looks like evidence of the problem:
> 0 [IXP ]: ATIIXP - ATI IXP
> ATI IXP rev 2 with unknown codec at 0xc0003400, irq 10
> It seems the sound card is not being recognized properly. I'm not sure how to
> tell it what it needs.
Does the kernel (via dmesg or kern.log) report any errors? Unknown codec
does sound like a problem. It's most likely a driver issue and not
something you can fix except by upgrading ALSA.
Which kernel do you have?
> Just an aside, another person responded by saying to "use udev, that should
> take care of the devices." As far as I can see, udev is being used, but I
> don't know enough about udev to know how I can correct this problem.
udev creates the relevant entries in /dev/snd, but it won't be the cause
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB <firstname.lastname@example.org> <email@example.com>