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Old 05-23-2004, 09:12 PM   #1
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Can't locate module snd-intel8x0, no sound


I'm running slackware 9.1, kernel 2.4.22 (default). After I'd updated my sound drivers from alsa-project (1.0.4 driver, lib, uti, oss), I've got the error message eachtime I start X.
#pkgtool can view 4 of them installed


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Sound Server information message:
Error While Initializing the sound driver
device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such device)
The sound server will continue, using the null out put devcie
Under termial windows, I type #modprobe snd-intel8x0 ( My sound card ,which is AD 1985, intergrated into P4P800 mobo-chipset intel ICH5), the resonse message is Can't locate module snd-intel8x0 which also appears as kernel is running

#alsaconf --->can't recognize sound card + chipset
#alsamizer ---> function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:25 PM   #2
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i guess the updated drivers are for kernel 2.6. even I couldn't get them working with 2.4 and had to go back to the old drivers. so remove the new packages and install whatever comes with slack 9.1.
 
Old 05-23-2004, 09:26 PM   #3
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did you compile it yourself? If so, did you compile the module for your card? The option would be --with-cards=i8x0 (or something like this).
 
Old 05-24-2004, 01:51 AM   #4
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guess the updated drivers are for kernel 2.6. even I couldn't get them working with 2.4 and had to go back to the old drivers. so remove the new packages and install whatever comes with slack 9.1.
You might be right. I switched back to old alsa drivers. I can run alsaconf, alsamixer without problem but the system can't produce any sound. My sound card is AD 1985 which is intergrated on P4p800 Deluxe mobo.
I'm running 2.4.22 kernel. Any help?
 
Old 05-24-2004, 02:32 AM   #5
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try to update alsa headers... i can't tell you more.

Matteo.
 
Old 05-24-2004, 08:38 AM   #6
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try to update alsa headers... i can't tell you more
What do you mean "alsa headers"?
My sound card isn't regcognized with alsa 1.0.4 or 0.9.8. (alsaconf-->won't work). Alsaconf works only with alsa 0.9.6 but there is no sound from speaker (not mute anyway)!
Again My sound card ,which is AD 1985, intergrated into P4P800 mobo-chipset intel ICH5. Slackware 9.1, Kernel 2.4.22.

it's really helpful if anyone here has same model and made the sound works
 
Old 05-24-2004, 08:41 AM   #7
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From what application are you trying to play sound. If it is xmms, try removing the 'Mmap' option in :
Options
--Preferences
Configure (Alsa plugin)
Advanced Options

Just to make sure, you should increase the PCM output volume in 'alsamixer'. hope this helps
 
Old 05-24-2004, 01:16 PM   #8
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First of all, when you installed slackware the first time did you have sound???
Second thing, you lost sound when you upgrade alsa to 1.0.4 but realize you didn't upgrade the kernel which you have to upgrade too, to use the new alsa that's why it gives you the error of the sound output.

it's not true that you have to had kernel 2.6 to use alsa 1.0.4 i have kernel 2.4.26 of current using alsa 1.0.4 and my sound work out of box. I must admit i upgrade slack 9.1 kernel 2.4.22 to slack-current kernel 2.4.26 and upgrade alsa - current 1.0.4 and i did lost my sound, how i fixed? simple i just did modprobe snd-pcm-oss and modprobe snd-mixer-oss then i run alsaconf and it detect my onboard soundcard and start to work out like it was working when i install slack for the first time.

Last edited by little_ball; 05-24-2004 at 01:21 PM.
 
Old 05-24-2004, 04:28 PM   #9
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Why not take a look at the 2.6.x kernel?
 
Old 05-25-2004, 01:56 AM   #10
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try switching from port

if your speakers are connected to the speakers-port=> plug them in the line-out

ihave the p4p800 deluxe and i just switched and it worked.
I know there is a work around in the kernel 2.6.6 that switches it for you but you have to make
sure that your audio-chip is detected as ad1980 : extra lines to add in boot. I don't know what; I just switched my audio-cable=> easiest way

 
Old 05-25-2004, 04:27 AM   #11
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try switching from port

if your speakers are connected to the speakers-port=> plug them in the line-out

ihave the p4p800 deluxe and i just switched and it worked.
I know there is a work around in the kernel 2.6.6 that switches it for you but you have to make
sure that your audio-chip is detected as ad1980 : extra lines to add in boot. I don't know what; I just switched my audio-cable=> easiest way
I did, but still have no sound! AD1985 which can alternatively become 5.1 if you share 2 port line mic, line out port (left, right).

I created a visual screenshot of what I did for this sound card using alsa driver 0.9.6. Can you take a look and show me how to make sound for my system.

http://familyunits.net/screenshot.png
 
Old 05-25-2004, 08:43 AM   #12
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looks fine to me
only the surround volume is set to zero ???
did you already tried to set it on 80% ??

or there is a problem with permissions then try this command

" chmod a+rw /dev/dsp /dev/mixer /dev/sequencer /dev/midi "
 
Old 05-25-2004, 09:09 AM   #13
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Did you install the alsa xfg driver? if so, mine quit working until I removed it. I would make sure you have the same kernel and alsa packages from the same repository (ie 9.1 or current) don't mix and match or it won't work.

I recommend that you use Swaret and update the kernel to 2.4.26, and update alsa as well

swaret.conf -----> put a # in front of the EXCLUDE=kernel and change version to current.

swaret --update
swaret --upgrade glibc
swaret --upgrade kernel (reboot after this)
swaret --upgrade alsa say yes to all but the alsa xfg or it wont work

I always recommend that you upgrade the glibc first before you continue.

Or, just download the 2.6.6 kernel and compile it with Alsa as a module. and use the 1.04 you already have.
 
  


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