[K12OSN] AC97 audio

Bert Rolston bert.rolston at clear.net.nz
Wed May 12 00:07:30 UTC 2004

Thanks Les,

I'm on FC1 with kernel 2.4.22-1.2115.nptl

Sounds like it would be easier to get another sound card and disable the
onboard sound.


On Wed, 2004-05-12 at 11:42, Les Bell wrote:
> Bert Rolston <bert.rolston at clear.net.nz> wrote:
> >>
> My home machine uses the same audio with the i810 chipset.
> <<
> There was a "feature" in the Intel 845GBV mobo that caused it not to work
> with the 2.4.20 or earlier kernels (from memory). When I struck the problem
> a year-and-a-half ago (or so) I googled like crazy, and finally turned up a
> post from Alan Cox, probably on kernel-dev, that he was aware of the
> problem and there would be a fix in an upcoming kernel.
> I didn't follow up on that - I simply moved the 845GBV into a small server
> setup and bought another machine - which turned out to have nForce audio
> and network, with all the attendant problems, but that's another story.
> If I was you, I'd download the latest kernel from kernel.org, build it to
> suit and see if that fixes the problem. Of course, YMMV. . .
> Best,
> --- Les Bell, RHCE, CISSP
> [http://www.lesbell.com.au]
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