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Re: 2.4/sid on toshiba satellite

On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 11:56:33AM -0700, Joel Dudley wrote:
> Hello all,
>  I have 2.2.17/sid running pretty well on my Toshiba Satellite Pro 4300
> laptop minus sound and modem support (yamaha pci sound, lucent winmodem). I
> tried to install the 2.4.2 kernel because I know that it supports my sound
> card. However, after I load the kernal nothing works because the kernel
> detects several devices on IRQ 11. In the BIOS IRQ 11 is used for the PCI
> bus and I am not able to change that (crappy BIOS :-(  ) why would 2.2.17
> work fine with the PCI BUS and 2.4.2 freak out and not find my devices? It
> actually finds the yamaha sound card but complains about IRQ use. Thanks.

I'm now having problems with sound on 2.4.2 too.  2.4.1 worked fine, same as
all preceding versions.  I have a 490CDT, thats a Yamaha YMF719 chip
(OPL-SA3), is that what you have?

The kernel documentation seems to provide the clue as to what happened.  The
author of the kernel driver (oplsa2.o) had thought YMF719 was different to
YMF715, but says he recently (Dec 2000) found out they're much the same.  So
he's adjusted the code accordingly.

And in so doing has managed to break mine and your systems.

I haven't yet figured out what to do about it.  midi works for me
(/dev/synth), but mp3s (/dev/dsp) do not.  When the kernel loads up, it
doesn't find the sound system as a PNP subsystem (I'm not sure if it's
supposed to).  If I turn off isapnp using the new driver option, then it says:

Mar  9 23:33:23 localhost kernel: opl3sa2: Control I/O port 0x0 not free
Mar  9 23:33:23 localhost insmod: 
/lib/modules/2.4.2/kernel/drivers/sound/opl3sa2.o: init_module: No such device
Mar  9 23:33:23 localhost insmod: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by
incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters
The IO and IRQ parameters were fine before.  Sigh.


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