Re: Sound card IRQ
Thanks to Susan Kleinmann for her response:
> > Problem: sound module insists on looking at IRQ 7 ("sb: Interrupt
> > test on IRQ 7 failed - device disabled" or something like that).
> > Need it to look at IRQ 5.
> No, you didn't miss anything. I, too, wonder why the default IRQ for
> sound cards seems to be 7, especially since that's the defualt IRQ for
> the parallel port on PC clones. I believe this ought to be fixed in
> the versions of the kernel-* packages that are distributed by the
> Debian project.
>>From reading another article in this list, I finally found out the
solution to the above problem!
The argument to pass to the sound module is sound=[thing]. The details
for [thing] is found at:
For eg., my sb-clone's on port 220, IRQ 5, DMA 1, and under the details
of that page, classifies as a type 2. This would work:
insmod sound sound=0x222051
Eric Liu (email@example.com) [ENERGi http://www.ucalgary.ca/~eliu/]