[K12OSN] Compaq Deskpro with ES1869 audio

Doug Simpson simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
Thu Apr 8 13:21:28 UTC 2004

On Wed, 7 Apr 2004, Daniel Button wrote:

> Doug,
> I have a couple of Compaqs with the ES1869 chip set.  i put this in my
> /etc/modules.conf, and I got sound!  Try it out.
> Dan
> alias sound-slot-0 sb
> alias synth0 opl3
> options sound dmabuf=1
> options opl3 io=0x388
> options sb io=0x220 irq=5 dma=1 mpu_io=0x330
> alias sound-slot-1 off # secondary sound card
> alias sound-service-1-0 off # secondary sound card
This worked great.

But . . .  how would a person know all this?  Where do you get information 
like this? How do you know what to enter?  How do you know the parameters 
and everything?

Thanks for the assistance, though!

Doug Simpson
Technology Specialist
DeQueen Public Schools
DeQueen, AR 71832
simpsond at leopards.k12.ar.us
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