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Old 07-27-2003, 08:49 AM   #1
abhishekj_16
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Question can't hear music on linux


i mailed earlier and got a reply from FAECAL...i m providing further information..i m using RED HAT linux 8.0 ..the sound card is onboard....via technology..VT 8233 ac 97 audio controller....
the erro which is displayed is "error while initializing sound driver device/dev/dsp can't be opened . when i run aumix ..it gives error .
i tried lsmod ..nd here is what i got
module size used by not fainted
soundcore 6532 0 autoclean
autofs 13348 0 sutoclean
etc etc/...........
how 2 hear sound??
abhi!!!!!!
 
Old 07-27-2003, 09:07 AM   #2
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IIRC, that on board sound chip isn't supported in Linux.

Linux Hardware Compatibility HOWTO - Sound cards

# Redhat links
RedHat Linux Manuals
Get your mp3 support here
Maximum RPM
rpmfind
Easier software management: apt4rpm - Red Carpet
RedHat 8.0 Tips & Tricks

# Redhat 7.3 down configuration commands
setup leads to several configuration tools

# Redhat 7.3 up configuration commands
Configure soundcard:
redhat-config-soundcard
Configure X server:
redhat-config-xfree86
Configure network:
redhat-config-network
Manage software:
redhat-config-packages

# Handling NTFS
New Technology FileSystem (NTFS) HOWTOs
Linux NTFS project
 
Old 07-27-2003, 06:15 PM   #3
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The docs in the Linux kernel say that you should use the via82cxxx_audio module.

Here's the extract:
Code:
        The Via VT82C686A "super southbridge" chips contain
        AC97-compatible audio logic which features dual 16-bit stereo
        PCM sound channels (full duplex), plus a third PCM channel intended for use
        in hardware-assisted FM synthesis. The VIA VT8233/8235 extends this
        support to include six channel output and additional record
        facilities.

        The current Linux kernel audio driver for this family of chips
        supports audio playback and recording, but hardware-assisted
        FM features, and hardware buffer direct-access (mmap)
        support are not yet available.

        This driver supports any Linux kernel version after 2.4.10.

        To use this audio driver, select the
        CONFIG_SOUND_VIA82CXXX option in the section Sound during kernel configuration.
        Follow the usual kernel procedures for rebuilding the kernel,
        or building and installing driver modules.

        To make this driver the default audio driver, you can add the
        following to your /etc/conf.modules file:

       alias sound via82cxxx_audio

        Note that soundcore and ac97_codec support modules
        are also required for working audio, in addition to
        the via82cxxx_audio module itself.
You should check /lib/modules/yourkernelversion/kernel/drivers/sound and see if there is a file via82cxxx_audio - if there is, you should be fine doing the above.
 
  


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