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Old 05-08-2003, 09:35 AM   #1
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RH9 and ALi M5451 : (trident) driver could not be loaded ! Help !


The same soundcard has been detected right away by RH8. It's an onboard soundcard on my IBM laptop R30.
The soundcard detection module detects my soundcard correctly, but the 'Play Test Sound' fails with an error saying that the trident driver could not be loaded. Pressing OK opens another message box asking if I could hear the Test Sound or not :-s
Any ideas ?
Old 05-08-2003, 10:27 AM   #2
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Try loading the module manually. do "modprobe <module>" where module is your soundcard module. If there are error's, which is probeble, post them.
Old 05-11-2003, 02:21 AM   #3
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Here's the output

[root@bernard-lx /]# modprobe \trident*
/lib/modules/2.4.20-9/kernel/drivers/sound/trident.o: init_module: No such device
Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
/lib/modules/2.4.20-9/kernel/drivers/sound/trident.o: insmod /lib/modules/2.4.20-9/kernel/drivers/sound/trident.o failed
/lib/modules/2.4.20-9/kernel/drivers/sound/trident.o: insmod trident* failed
Old 10-15-2003, 08:24 PM   #4
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it looks like xtrips posted in May, but i am going to reply anyway.

at the command prompt, type: modprobe trident

you dont need a "\" at the beginning or a "*" at the end
Old 10-26-2003, 05:47 PM   #5
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I have that same deal..

I have the ALi M5451 chipset, and I did "modprobe trident" and it seems to have worked, except I still have no sound. Is there any place in Red Hat 9 that I can test my sound? Any more help would be great. Thanks.

Old 07-19-2007, 09:48 AM   #6
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trident snd module- trident.o -flawed

I hv Tosh satellite1800. snd card detected as trident ali5451..,but when I tried to load trident (via modprobe ..) a lot of unresolved symbols..blabla...
Configure kernel using alsa-091, snd-trident made in the right dir. When modprobe snd-trident, also failed..kernel used is 2.4.20-8. I just thnk trident.o module in RH9 is flawed.. insmod -f trident - also failed..fedup!!
abort RH9..

upgraded kernel to 2.4.20-30.x >> snd trident ok!!!,get kernel from //

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