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Re: problems with redhat 8.0, sound, and intel 845 chipset



Thanks Philippe, I'll give it a shot. sounds like good advice (pun intended).
Hey, since you have the same board, how did you handle the video problem?

michael

On 15 Feb 2003, Philippe wrote:

> Hi,
> I am not an expert, but I have quite the same machine. If I remember, I
> had no sound at the beginning , and the only option was to install alsa
> driver, to get some ... or to install a sound card (and desactivate via
> BIOS the Internal sound). I choose the second one ...
> 
> Anyway, seems to be "quite" easy to install alsa via RPM and
> documentation ... Good luck
> 
> Regards,
> Philippe
> On Sat, 2003-02-15 at 14:59, michael shiloh wrote:
> > hi. i recently upgraded my old computer to a nice new Intel D845GEBV2
> > motherboard, with everything integrated. turns out this wasn't such a 
> > good idea because the linux driver for the video section is very buggy,
> > so i ended up buying a video card. no great worries.
> > 
> > my problem now is the sound: i get no sound out of the system. 
> > if i try to control sound (e.g. with the gnome-volume-control) i get:
> > 
> > 	I was not able to open your audio device.
> > 	Please check that you have permissions to open /dev/mixer
> > 	and make sure that you have sound support compiled into your
> > 	kernel
> > 
> > here are my mixer permissions:
> > 
> > 	$ ls -l /dev/mixer
> > 	crw-rw-rw-    1 michael  root      14,   0 Aug 30 16:31 /dev/mixer
> > 
> > now these were originally 600, but no difference after i changed them.
> > 
> > i also see in my kernel messages:
> > 
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 insmod: /lib/modules/2.4.18-14/kernel/drivers/sound/i810_audio.o: init_module: No such device
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 insmod: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters.       You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 insmod: /lib/modules/2.4.18-14/kernel/drivers/sound/i810_audio.o: insmod sound-slot-0 failed
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 kernel: i810_audio: Codec not ready.. wait.. no response.
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 kernel: i810_audio: Audio Controller supports 6 channels.
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 kernel: i810_audio: Defaulting to base 2 channel mode.
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 kernel: i810_audio: Primary codec not ready.
> > Feb 10 17:20:19 dhcppc4 modprobe: modprobe: Can't locate module sound-service-0-3
> > 
> > (i think that since the 845 chipset is built on the 810 chipset, many of the drivers
> > are for the 810 chipset.) so i checked out my modules:
> > 
> > # ls -l /lib/modules/2.4.18-14/kernel/drivers/sound/i810_audio.o
> > -rw-r--r--    1 root     root        30572 Sep  4 10:47 /lib/modules/2.4.18-14/kernel/drivers/sound/i810_audio.o
> > 
> > although sound-slot-0 is missing, but that's the second message, so i'm not sure if that's
> > the main problem.
> > 
> > and
> > 
> > 	# cat /etc/modules.conf
> > 	alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
> > 	alias eth0 eepro100
> > 	alias usb-controller ehci-hcd
> > 	alias sound-slot-0 i810_audio
> > 	post-install sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
> > 	pre-remove sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
> > 	alias usb-controller1 usb-uhci
> > 
> > 
> > 
> > and dmesg says:
> > 
> > 
> > 	Intel 810 + AC97 Audio, version 0.22, 13:45:06 Sep  4 2002
> > 	PCI: Found IRQ 3 for device 00:1f.5
> > 	PCI: Sharing IRQ 3 with 00:1f.3
> > 	PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:1f.5 to 64
> > 	i810: Intel ICH4 found at IO 0xe080 and 0xe400, IRQ 3
> > 	i810_audio: Codec not ready.. wait.. no response.
> > 	i810_audio: Audio Controller supports 6 channels.
> > 	i810_audio: Defaulting to base 2 channel mode.
> > 	i810_audio: Primary codec not ready.
> > 
> > 
> > i'm not quite sure what next to try - any suggestions?
> > 
> > thanks,
> > michael
> > 
> 

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