building kernel for ac97 sound card
Linux for blind general discussion
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Sat Oct 24 18:40:43 UTC 2020
Have you got something like rc.local on that box?
If yes, you could put an aplay command in that file to play a sound and
have the system play that sound for you before you log in.
There's a purple sound set with a login.wav sound in it I helped a
friend get working on his system since he and you share the same
I can't help out with much, but that's a problem I got solved on this
On Sat, 24 Oct 2020, Linux for blind general discussion wrote:
> Date: Sat, 24 Oct 2020 14:05:18
> 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
> Yes, the problem is that not all mb provide a speaker for pcspkr. So,
> even with the module loaded, there may be nothing for it to drive.
> This is exactly the problem I'm having with my System76 mini PC. Lovely
> box in many ways, but no speaker. I can load pcspkr, but I get no sound.
> I've been kicking myself over this issue since acquiring this system
> earlier this year. Never again will I make that mistake.
> Linux for blind general discussion writes:
> > 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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