Re: Help with ESS1888 setup.
On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 08:57:53PM +1000, Kieren Diment wrote:
> I am having great problems with configuring my Dell Laptop's sound
Perhaps it needs plug-n-play to assign resources to it.
> According to Windows95 it is an ESS 1688 Audiodrive
> I/O Range 0240 - 024F
> IRQs 5 and 9
> DMA 00 and DMA 03
> I have tried configuring sound into the kernel to no effect.
> I have tried the commercial OSS package with no sucess. It claims not
> to be able to compile soundcore properly. I am using kernel
> I have tried installing ALSA with no success.
> Can anyone help me based on the above information
If it is a plug-n-play problem, install the isapnptools package, read
/usr/share/doc/isapnptools/*. Run pnpdump, edit the output and save it
as /etc/isapnp.conf, then run "isapnp /etc/isapnp.conf".
Then modprobe your sound driver with the correct options. Use "modinfo
-p modulename" to see the list of supported options.
When you have found the right configuration, create a file
/etc/modutils/local, in which you put the lines:
alias char-major-14 modulename
options modulename moduleoptions
Then run update-modules. Check that /etc/modules.conf now contains the