audio problem

Simon Geard delgarde at
Wed Dec 12 02:06:50 PST 2001

On Tuesday 11 December 2001 23:06, Tachyon2 wrote:
> Hi!
> I've just built a LFS 3.0 on my second machine (Celeron 433, built-in PCI
> Audio-CMI8338). When I load the soundmodule (cmpci.o) sys.log shows its
> initiated with the correct values. Now, when playing a mp3 file I get
> sound, well, some sort of ;) The music is heavily distorted and when I do a
> 'cat /dev/dsp' while playing music the distortion goes away, but now the
> music is interrupted ;)

My machine uses a builtin CM8738 chip, which uses the same driver. I've had 
no problems with it. You could try using the ALSA drivers though - I've tried 
those successfully with my chip, but I prefer the kernel driver since it's so 
much easier to get running.

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