bish at touchtelindia.net
Mon Oct 10 07:59:03 PDT 2005
On Sun, Oct 09, 2005 at 10:10:59AM -0500, Randy McMurchy wrote:
> USM Bish wrote these words on 10/09/05 09:36 CST:
> > 00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies,
> > Inc. VT8233 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 30)
> Seems to me you need this line in your kernel configuration:
> as this is my output from lspci:
> 00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc.
> VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
> Works for me!
Thanks, Randy ... tried it, as suggested by you and Tony (in
another mail) but it seems there is something more to it.
Kernel 18.104.22.168 comes with ALSA driver 1.0.8. The original
error I was getting on dmesg is as follows:
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.8 (Thu
Jan 13 09:39:32 2005 UTC).
ALSA device list:
No soundcards found.
Then I tried the section given by Tony. It seems there may be
some other quirks for my card. The error thrown out by dmesg
has changed colour !!! It states :
spurious 8259A interrupt: IRQ7.
via82xx: Assuming DXS channels with 48k fixed sample rate.
Please try dxs_support=1 or dxs_support=4 option
and report if it works on your machine.
Ha! that's another ball game ;-)
I tried a few more combinations, but no joy ! Some days are
just not your days ;-) Will do some more RTFM, and try
building a kernel with full sound support as loadable module,
like in my old 2.2.xx and 2.4.xx kernels where it always seems
to have worked ... and keep my fingers crossed ;-) Probably
there may be some fix in the new alsa which is at 1.0.10 now
(I think) ... lets see how that goes.
Thanks again to you and Tony for the lead ...
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