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Re: sound problem -ES1869

On Sun, Dec 22, 2002 at 09:27:04AM -0600, Russ Cook wrote:
> I have a Compaq presario with audio chip on the motherboard.
> The chip is ES1869.  Previous advice got me this far ...
> I load the module with 'modprobe sb esstype=1869.'
> I get this error:  ESS chip ES1869 specified
>     kernel: sb: Interrupt test of IRQ7 failed - Probable IRQ conflict.
> The utility 'saytime' works, but with long delays between words.
> I can identify no cards using IRQ 7.  My ethernet card uses IRQ 11.
> Can anyone help me troubleshoot?

IRQ7 is typically used by the first parallel port. You might want to try
a different interrupt for your audio chip (such as IRQ10)).


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