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i did what you said, and it worked, but next time i booted the machine, it gave me an error message which i ignored (saying something about sound) and i clicked don't show again. and now the sound doesn't work. alsamixer returns the mixer and everything looks good, but no sound. Any ideas? How can I view that error message again?
Distribution: Slackware, Windows, FreeBSD, OpenBSD, Mac OS X
My apologies mate, I misspelled the directory. I have edited that post. Have a look at dmesg, and post any relevant info. Make sure the module isn't loading, have a look at lsmod, and the blacklist file.
# Listing a module here prevents the hotplug scripts from loading it.
# Usually that'd be so that some other driver will bind it instead,
# no matter which driver happens to get probed first. Sometimes user
# mode tools can also control driver binding.
# Syntax: driver name alone (without any spaces) on a line. Other
# lines are ignored.
# To get the sound to work (blocks modem part of Audio Card)
# uhci ... usb-uhci handles the same pci class, so one of the two
# needs to be listed below.
# usbcore ... module is loaded implicitly, ignore it otherwise
# tulip ... de4x5, xircom_tulip_cb, dmfe (...) handle same devices
# At least 2.4.3 and later xircom_tulip doesn't have that conflict
#evbug is a debug tool and should be loaded explicitly
# Alternate Intel EtherExpress Pro/100 support driver. List it
# here so it won't conflict with an already-loaded eepro100 module.
# Alternate 8139 driver. Some 8139 cards need this specific driver,
# This module causes many Intel motherboards to crash and reboot.
# The kernel lists this as "experimental", but for now it's "broken"
# OSS (Open Sound System) modules. This is the old and deprecated Linux
# sound system, though we still ship modules for it (for now). If you
# want to use OSS, remove the alsa-driver package and cut out (or comment
# out) this list. With these modules blacklisted ALSA will load by default.
# Hardware specific video framebuffer modules. If the user wants
# these, they can load them manually or de-blacklist them. Having
# them load automatically may lead to funny side effects with
# certain revisions of video hardware.
# SCSI and SATA controller modules. Typically these are either
# built into the kernel or loaded with an initrd already.
Well actually it's weird sometimes the sound works and sometimes it doesn't. As if sometimes the modules don't load right. One time the mixer will work, but i get not sound. Next time there is sound, and sometimes the mixer won't even work. Is this an issue with Slackware or hardware?