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Re: sound card problem

On Sunday 28 January 2007 23:31, Florian Kulzer wrote:
> On Sun, Jan 28, 2007 at 00:21:36 -0600, anthony givens wrote:
> > I have a als62m sound card the chip is a als4000 chip I can't configure
> > it for sound I try looking in different places (like linuxquestions and
> > other places )and can't configure my sound card the error message I get
> > is device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such device) one do I need to
> > upgrade my kernel from 2.4.27-2-386 to 2.6  thank you for your help
> Can you load the card's driver module? What happens when you try to
> modprobe snd_als4000
> ?
> If the module cannot be found then maybe you indeed have to upgrade to
> a newer kernel or at least to a newer version of ALSA. (Unfortunately I
> do not know at which version of ALSA the als4000 module was added.)
> --
> Regards,
>           Florian

Just a bit of info from my Etch booted with the 2.4.27-2-386 kernel.

I couldn't find the module manually, but running, as below finds it.

/sbin/modinfo snd-als4000

Last login: Sun Jan 28 21:28:26 2007
djmons@debian:~$ /sbin/modinfo snd-als4000
filename:    /lib/modules/2.4.27-2-386/updates/alsa/snd-als4000.o
description: "Avance Logic ALS4000"
author:      "Bart Hartgers <bart@etpmod.phys.tue.nl>"
license:     "GPL"
parm:        index int array (min = 1, max = 8), description "Index value for 
ALS4000 soundcard."
parm:        id string array (min = 1, max = 8), description "ID string for 
ALS4000 soundcard."
parm:        enable int array (min = 1, max = 8), description "Enable ALS4000 
parm:        joystick_port int array (min = 1, max = 8), description "Joystick 
port address for ALS4000 soundcard. (0 = disabled)"

And cat /proc/asound/version shows the following.

djmons@debian:~$ cat /proc/asound/version
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.10.
Compiled on Nov 23 2005 for kernel 2.4.27-2-386 with versioned symbols.

Pardon my intruding into the thread.


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