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Re: sound on blade 100

On Wed, Nov 09, 2005 at 05:06:42PM +0000, Dave Love wrote:
> Is it possible to get sound working on a blade 100?  What looks like
> the relevant module for the audio isn't included in the 2.6.12
> package, at least, and when I built it separately I got garbage out of
> the headphones I connected.  The card is:
> Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5451 PCI AC-Link Controller Audio Device (rev 01)

Sound has been working perfectly for me with 2.6.9 and earlier (custom kernel),
using ALSA (module is called snd_ali5451). I haven't tried 2.6.11 and later, as
those had serious framebuffer (and X11) problems on my machine.

If you want, I can give you my kernel config and/or deb, but I didn't do
anything special.

BTW: do you have a working framebuffer in 2.6.12? On my machine, I'm missing the
first character of every line, and some characters are messed up (if I remember



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