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Old 03-01-2006, 04:09 PM   #1
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Question How do I get sound out of Suse 10 on my Compaq Armada 7400

Hey, Im new to linux and open source. Could someone please help me get sound out of my Compaq Armada 7400 running SUSE 10? It doesn't seem to recognize my sound card. Thanks
Old 03-02-2006, 04:47 PM   #2
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Check lappy specs or check KDE InfoCenter for how your sound card is seen. Or lspci from terminal can help tell you what sound card chip/driver is needed. And lsmod will list modules used in Suse. Check Sax for sound config utility and choose correct driver. Otherwise check Suse10 manual or forum for sound config guide.
Tuxmobile or linux-on-laptops may have linux install notes for your lappy model to help you too.
Old 05-14-2006, 06:06 PM   #3
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I'm having exactly the same problem.

Compaq Armada 7400. SuSE 10

Yast did not install the sound card but it did ask to detect the presence of some older sound chips and it came up with nothing. so I tried the manual install instead

From the Windows XP installation the Sound Card is a ESS ES1879 Plug-n-Play

So I selected that card from the list but then got the following error

"The kernel module snd-es18xx for sound support could not be loaded. This can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters"

I tried a bunch of alternative parameters but so far no success

Funny thing is I used to Have SuSE 9.3 and the sound was fine...........!

Can anyone help?
Old 08-04-2006, 03:52 PM   #4
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help - still having the same problem

Upgraded to SuSE 10.1.
Mad no difference to sound at all
Same error message and everything




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