Stefano texstefano at libero.it
Sun Oct 21 15:34:42 PDT 2001

On Saturday 20 October 2001 16:08, you wrote:
> J.A. Neitzel wrote:
> <snip />
> > So, assuming you have one of the SoundBlaster cards (Live?) with the
> > emu10k1 chip... If this assumption is correct, you just need to
> > compile your kernel with sound support.
> <snip />
> Sorry, I forgot... Have you already checked to be sure that you have
> all of the correct devices files under /dev ??? If not, you will need
> to do this also. I think /dev/audio* /dev/dsp* /dev/mixer*; there may
> also be others too.
> What if you do all this and still don't have sound??? Well, I suggest
> the first place to look is in the relevant log files under /var/log .
> Also `dmesg' and look that the kernel has found your sound card.

Well, I deleted the module and recompiled the kernel with soundblaster 
support, but still don't have sound.
When i run xmms and try to play a sound file, a warning windows shows up 
telling that xmms can't open audio for many reasons.
What's the way to test the sound chain?


Here is my dmesg.
LFS  user  #116
Linux user #204845
Machine   #93731 Nessie

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Linux version 2.4.10 (root at Nessie) (gcc version 2.95.3 20010315 (release)) #1 SMP Sun Oct 21 16:08:15 UTC 2001
BIOS-provided physical RAM map:
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000000000 - 000000000009fc00 (usable)
 BIOS-e820: 000000000009fc00 - 00000000000a0000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820: 00000000000f0000 - 0000000000100000 (reserved)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000000100000 - 0000000003ff0000 (usable)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000003ff0000 - 0000000003ff3000 (ACPI NVS)
 BIOS-e820: 0000000003ff3000 - 0000000004000000 (ACPI data)
 BIOS-e820: 00000000ffff0000 - 0000000100000000 (reserved)
On node 0 totalpages: 16368
zone(0): 4096 pages.
zone(1): 12272 pages.
zone(2): 0 pages.
Local APIC disabled by BIOS -- reenabling.
Found and enabled local APIC!
Kernel command line: root=/dev/hdb2 mem=65472K
Initializing CPU#0
Detected 733.381 MHz processor.
Console: colour VGA+ 80x25
Calibrating delay loop... 1461.45 BogoMIPS
Memory: 61444k/65472k available (1522k kernel code, 3640k reserved, 475k data, 224k init, 0k highmem)
Dentry-cache hash table entries: 8192 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
Inode-cache hash table entries: 4096 (order: 3, 32768 bytes)
Mount-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 1, 8192 bytes)
Buffer-cache hash table entries: 1024 (order: 0, 4096 bytes)
Page-cache hash table entries: 16384 (order: 4, 65536 bytes)
CPU: Before vendor init, caps: 0387fbff 00000000 00000000, vendor = 0
CPU: L1 I cache: 16K, L1 D cache: 16K
CPU: L2 cache: 256K
Intel machine check architecture supported.
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: After vendor init, caps: 0387fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU serial number disabled.
CPU:     After generic, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU:             Common caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
Enabling fast FPU save and restore... done.
Enabling unmasked SIMD FPU exception support... done.
Checking 'hlt' instruction... OK.
POSIX conformance testing by UNIFIX
CPU: Before vendor init, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000, vendor = 0
CPU: L1 I cache: 16K, L1 D cache: 16K
CPU: L2 cache: 256K
Intel machine check reporting enabled on CPU#0.
CPU: After vendor init, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU:     After generic, caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU:             Common caps: 0383fbff 00000000 00000000 00000000
CPU0: Intel Pentium III (Coppermine) stepping 03
per-CPU timeslice cutoff: 731.61 usecs.
SMP motherboard not detected.
enabled ExtINT on CPU#0
ESR value before enabling vector: 00000040
ESR value after enabling vector: 00000000
Using local APIC timer interrupts.
calibrating APIC timer ...
..... CPU clock speed is 733.3345 MHz.
..... host bus clock speed is 133.3334 MHz.
cpu: 0, clocks: 1333334, slice: 666667
PCI: PCI BIOS revision 2.10 entry at 0xfb110, last bus=1
PCI: Using configuration type 1
PCI: Probing PCI hardware
PCI: Using IRQ router VIA [1106/0596] at 00:07.0
Activating ISA DMA hang workarounds.
isapnp: Scanning for PnP cards...
isapnp: No Plug & Play device found
Linux NET4.0 for Linux 2.4
Based upon Swansea University Computer Society NET3.039
apm: BIOS version 1.2 Flags 0x07 (Driver version 1.14)
Starting kswapd
udf: registering filesystem
Serial driver version 5.05c (2001-07-08) with MANY_PORTS SHARE_IRQ SERIAL_PCI ISAPNP enabled
ttyS00 at 0x03f8 (irq = 4) is a 16550A
ttyS01 at 0x02f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
request_module[parport_lowlevel]: Root fs not mounted
lp: driver loaded but no devices found
block: 128 slots per queue, batch=16
Uniform Multi-Platform E-IDE driver Revision: 6.31
ide: Assuming 33MHz system bus speed for PIO modes; override with idebus=xx
VP_IDE: IDE controller on PCI bus 00 dev 39
VP_IDE: chipset revision 6
VP_IDE: not 100% native mode: will probe irqs later
    ide0: BM-DMA at 0xe000-0xe007, BIOS settings: hda:pio, hdb:DMA
    ide1: BM-DMA at 0xe008-0xe00f, BIOS settings: hdc:DMA, hdd:DMA
hd1: C/H/S=0/0/0 from BIOS ignored
hdc: PCRW404, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
hdd: CD-ROM Drive/F5A, ATAPI CD/DVD-ROM drive
ide0 at 0x1f0-0x1f7,0x3f6 on irq 14
ide1 at 0x170-0x177,0x376 on irq 15
hdb: 20075548 sectors (10279 MB) w/1902KiB Cache, CHS=19916/16/63
hdc: ATAPI 32X CD-ROM CD-R/RW drive, 2048kB Cache
Uniform CD-ROM driver Revision: 3.12
hdd: ATAPI 48X CD-ROM drive, 128kB Cache
Partition check:
 hdb: hdb1 hdb2 hdb3
Floppy drive(s): fd0 is 1.44M
FDC 0 is a post-1991 82077
PPP generic driver version 2.4.1
PPP Deflate Compression module registered
PPP BSD Compression module registered
Linux agpgart interface v0.99 (c) Jeff Hartmann
agpgart: Maximum main memory to use for agp memory: 27M
agpgart: Detected Via Apollo Pro chipset
agpgart: AGP aperture is 64M @ 0xd0000000
[drm] Initialized tdfx 1.0.0 20010216 on minor 0
[drm] AGP 0.99 on VIA Apollo Pro @ 0xd0000000 64MB
[drm] Initialized radeon 1.1.1 20010405 on minor 1
SCSI subsystem driver Revision: 1.00
request_module[scsi_hostadapter]: Root fs not mounted
Creative EMU10K1 PCI Audio Driver, version 0.15, 16:08:30 Oct 21 2001
Linux Kernel Card Services 3.1.22
  options:  [pci] [cardbus] [pm]
usb.c: registered new driver hub
PCI: Found IRQ 11 for device 00:07.2
PCI: Sharing IRQ 11 with 00:0f.0
uhci.c: USB UHCI at I/O 0xe400, IRQ 11
usb.c: new USB bus registered, assigned bus number 1
hub.c: USB hub found
hub.c: 2 ports detected
uhci.c: :USB Universal Host Controller Interface driver
Initializing USB Mass Storage driver...
usb.c: registered new driver usb-storage
USB Mass Storage support registered.
NET4: Linux TCP/IP 1.0 for NET4.0
IP Protocols: ICMP, UDP, TCP
IP: routing cache hash table of 512 buckets, 4Kbytes
TCP: Hash tables configured (established 4096 bind 4096)
NET4: Unix domain sockets 1.0/SMP for Linux NET4.0.
ds: no socket drivers loaded!
VFS: Mounted root (ext2 filesystem) readonly.
Freeing unused kernel memory: 224k freed
hub.c: USB new device connect on bus1/1, assigned device number 2
usb.c: USB device 2 (vend/prod 0x4a9/0x2208) is not claimed by any active driver.
Adding Swap: 393584k swap-space (priority -1)
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)
ISO 9660 Extensions: Microsoft Joliet Level 3
ISO 9660 Extensions: RRIP_1991A
VFS: Disk change detected on device ide1(22,0)
hdc: command error: status=0x51 { DriveReady SeekComplete Error }
hdc: command error: error=0x50
end_request: I/O error, dev 16:00 (hdc), sector 64
isofs_read_super: bread failed, dev=16:00, iso_blknum=16, block=32

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