Re: sound assistance
On Tue, Oct 28, 2003 at 02:12:40PM -0800, Huw Dixon wrote:
> I've got Debian Woody running on an IBM Thinkpad i1721. KDE, Proxim
> wireless Orinoco, USB - everything finally seems to be tweaked to the working
> state. I've been fiddling with getting some(any) sound working on it
> but still no luck. This model is supposed to have the Neomagic sound
> I've seen a couple references that the Yamaha OPL3 drivers work for
> the NM device. I've got those compiled in as modules but I still dont
> get any sound. Are there module settings that need to be applied in
> order for the sound module to work correctly? I havent installed any
> other sound related utilites other than those that come with KDE.
> What tools/utilities shoul I install in support of this?
> Thanks much for any help provided.
I don't know if your neomagic chipset is the same as mine or that they
share the same features. On my Dell Latitude ls, the sound card is
shared with the video. I have had issues using the OSS drivers after X
starts since often the X server grabs all the memory for itself. The
way around this I have found is to start sound in console or before
If I started sound while X is running, X would seize up or sound would
just fail to start.
Perhaps this is not the issue with your laptop though.
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