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Date:      Tue, 20 Feb 2007 20:33:58 -0500 (EST)
From:      Michael S <msherman77@yahoo.com>
To:        Norberto Meijome <freebsd@meijome.net>
Cc:        FreeBSD Mailing List <freebsd-questions@freebsd.org>
Subject:   Re: Dell laptop + sound - Solved
Message-ID:  <498436.27063.qm@web88303.mail.re4.yahoo.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070221110918.328458ba@localhost>

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Thanks Norberto

I figured it out, it was a maestro3 driver.

Michael
--- Norberto Meijome <freebsd@meijome.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 16:59:43 -0500 (EST)
> Michael S <msherman77@yahoo.com> wrote:
> 
> > I am having problems getting sound to work on an
> old
> > Dell Latitude. I configured the sound card
> following
> > the handbook, and the driver (snd_ich) loads just
> > fine. However I can neither hear anything when
> doing
> > cat file > /dev/dsp nor can I raise the volume
> level
> > using the XFCE volume control applet. Any hints?
> 
> Hi Michael,
> what card have you got? 
> 
> for example, I can see mine with pciconf -lv :
> [...]
> pcm0@pci0:27:0: class=0x040300 card=0x05b71014
> chip=0x26688086 rev=0x03 hdr=0x00
>     vendor   = 'Intel Corporation'
>     device   = '82801FB/FR/FW/FRW Intel High
> DefiNition Audio Controller'
>     class    = multimedia
> [...]
> 
> (look for 'class = multimedia' or pcm@ device...
> 
> Also, after loading the snd modules, what does 
> 
> cat /dev/sndstat 
> 
> show? if the drivers has detected your card
> properly, you should get some
> info... For example , I get:
> 
> [betom@ayiin] [Wed Feb 21 11:02:46 2007]
> /usr/home/betom
> $ cat /dev/sndstat 
> FreeBSD Audio Driver (newpcm: 64bit)
> Installed devices:
> pcm0: <Intel 82801F High Definition Audio
> Controller> at memory 0xb0000000 irq
> 11 kld snd_hda [20070105_0038] (1p/1r/2v channels
> duplex default)
> 
> 
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