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Re: 2.6.0- test2, getting sound to work?



** Reply to message from Mike Martin <redtuxxx yahoo co uk> on Thu, 31 Jul 2003 15:36:33 +0100 (BST)

> --- Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks rogers com> wrote: > On Thu, 31 Jul
> 2003 09:35:34 +0100 (BST), you wrote:
> > 
> > >I have had some fun with this - so I may be able to help
> > >
> > >questions
> > >
> > >1. what soundcard
> > 
> > Soundblaster Live
> > 
> > It works fine with the 2.4 kernel that comes with Severn but 2.6
> > just
> > results in silence.
> > 
> 
> what is in /etc/modules.conf and /etc/modprobe.conf
> > >2. ISA/PCI
> > 
> > PCI
> > 
> > >3. Alsa or OSS
> > 
> > Good question.  I assume with 2.6 I should be trying ALSA but I
> > will
> > take whatever will work.
> > 
> > 
> 
> Ok some quick tests
> 
> what does lsmod show
> 
> if no sound modules are shown try the obvious and do modprobe sb
> 
> If you get errors look in /lib/modules/2.6*/kernel/drivers/sound/ (I
> think path is right, not at my box) then look for an oss and and alsa
> directory and look for a driver that looks possible and try it.
> 
> Alsa modules tend to have snd- prefixed to the name of the driver

I believe the ALSA module for an SB LIVE! is the snd-emu10k1. At least it is for my PC128 card.

jb




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