Re: problem with sound...
On Mon, May 27, 2002 at 11:45:07PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> email@example.com wrote:
> >Here's what is says for my sound card:
> >Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 AC97 Audio
> >Controller (rev 40)
> > Subsystem: Gateway 2000: Unknown device 1200
> > Flags: medium devsel, IRQ 10
> > I/O ports at e000 [size=256]
> > I/O ports at e100 [size=4]
> > I/O ports at e104 [size=4]
> > Capabilities: [c0] Power Management version 2
> >I tried enabling the Via chipset in my kernel, but so far I've been
> >unsucessful...if there anything else I need to do?
> >Alex Lo
> I'm sending this to the list instead of to Alex, for three reasons:
> 1) It'll be archived for future reference.
> 2) Others on the list may (or may not) benefit from the dialog.
> 3) Others on the list may have better/additional information than I
> If there's some reason you (Alex) don't want this discussion in public,
> let me know.
> It sounds like you're compiling your own kernel. I'm not sure what
> kernel version you're using, but if it's 2.4.18 (or around that one),
> you need to go into the Sound option and enable the "VIA82C686 Audio
> Codec". If this is what you meant in your post above, did you enable it
> as a module or as built-in? If as a module, what does "lsmod" show?
> I could never get a VIA VT8233 AC97 sound system working using the
> kernel sources alone, and had to resort to using Also. If you want to
> got that route you can install the Alsa source with "apt-get install
> alsa-source". IIRC, it should put a .tar (or .tgz or .bz2) file in
> /usr/src. Unzip/tar it, and then look in the
> /usr/src/modules/alsa-driver directory. Read INSTALL. There's about 7
> steps in the "Quick Install" section. If you run into difficulties at
> that point, holler again.
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