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Re: nforce kernel modules

On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 04:47:08PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 11:05:43PM +0100, Antony Gelberg wrote:
> > On Mon, Aug 11, 2003 at 03:22:23PM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> > > 
> > > You can try using the i810 alsa module inplace of the nvaudio module
> > > (at least it works here).
> > 
> > That's interesting.  My friend has an nforce2 mobo, and the alsa i810
> > module doesn't want to load.  See:
> > http://lists.debian.org/debian-user/2003/debian-user-200308/msg01696.html
> > 
> > The OSS i810 in 2.4.21 loaded, but kept locking up.  How did you get
> > the alsa driver to load?
> Just grabbed the alsa-source package (v0.9.2 is what I have installed),
> extracted it and used make-kpkg to build it for my kernel (2.4.20 with a
> few patches).  Then installed the resulting debs, which created the
> needed /etc/modutils/alsa file.  From there it's just worked.
> $ lspci | grep audio
> 00:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation nForce
> MultiMedia audio [Via VT82C686B] (rev a2)
> 00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 AC97
> Audio Controler (MCP) (rev a1)

I tried this already on his machine.  The device was listed as "unknown
device".  I don't have the exact text to hand.  I wonder if he has a
variant of that chip with a different PCI ID?  In which case, do I need
to hack the kernel source, or one of the various pci.ids files lying


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