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Re: how to start the sound system

On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 05:02:23PM +0200, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 18, 2006 at 14:20:35 +0200, Kay Smarczewski wrote:
> [ ATI SB450 HDA sound card with snd_hda_intel module ]
> > > Now i've found out another even more curious thing: everytime i purge
> > > alsa-base, alsa-utils and linux-sound-base the sound works. but after
> > > rebooting i get only the errors and no sound :(
> > > 
> > > on booting i get:
> > > hda_codec: invalid dep_range_va l
> > 
> > oh, i forgot: playing .wav-files with aplay works without any errors.
> > 
> > can it be the codec or something like that?
> You can see the codecs listed in the /proc/asound/card0/ directory.
> You need the Realtek ALC883 codec according to this web page
> http://gentoo-wiki.com/HARDWARE_Acer_Aspire_5102WLMi
> I noticed that my kernel sources have a realtek-specific patch in the
> hda directory: sound/pci/hda/patch_realtek.c
> Maybe this patch is missing for your kernel.

the codec /proc/asound/card0/codec#0 is the same as listed on the page
and i have the kernel 2.6.19rc2. that should contain alsa 1.0.13rc3 as
listed on the page.
if have searched for the patch and i have it, too. :(

so i am not very hopeful. but of course i will try to compile the kernel
for myself.

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