building kernel for ac97 sound card
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Fri Oct 23 16:04:07 UTC 2020
didier[~]$ zgrep -i ac97 /proc/config.gz
Unless you are building a custom kernel I am a bit surprised:
as far as I know pretty much all distributions ship kernels
with ac97 provided as modules.
Le 23/10/2020 à 17:51, Linux for blind general discussion a écrit :
> I think my mistake was having ac97 built into the kernel; could be ac97
> doesn't like that housing. I'll try rebuilding that as a module and see
> if I get further. The linux kernel configuration is so complex it's not
> easy to know which things need to be in the kernel as built-ins and
> which need to be modules.
> On Fri, 23 Oct 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>> Date: Fri, 23 Oct 2020 10:22:10
>> From: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> To: Linux for blind general discussion <blinux-list at redhat.com>
>> Subject: Re: building kernel for ac97 sound card
>> The sound card drivers are modules, so just build the module if need be.
>> Ac97 sounds pretty standard to me though, so I think it should be part of the
>> standard setup already.
>> The pc speaker is something else though.
>> There is a module called pcspkr which allow the use of that.
>> All pc's does not have a speaker though.
>> Maybe I am missing something in your message?
>> Regards, Willem
>> On Fri, 23 Oct 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
>>> I have an ac97 sound card and a c-media usb sound card on a system. I
>>> have only had success activating the pcspeaker when building a kernel for
>>> gentoo. I have no clue as to what to enable to get this done. This is
>>> even after having gone through lspci output and lsmod output with the
>>> install-minimal dvd running the operating system The speaker-test utility
>>> puts out sound in the chroot environment and is silent after first boot
>>> into the new environment made by the compiled kernel.
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