Testing ALSA sound setup

Grant Murray email at grantmurray.com
Wed Mar 26 22:57:34 PST 2003


Grant Murray wrote:
> Andrew Calkin wrote:
> 
>> Hiya,
>>
>> On Wed, Mar 26, 2003 at 09:34:00PM -0800, Grant Murray wrote:
>>
>>> Alexander E. Patrakov wrote:
>>>
>>>> On Thursday 27 March 2003 07:30, Grant Murray wrote:
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>> Borkeness! Very elegant way for this to fail.
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>> alsamixer
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> Unable to handle kernel NULL pointer dereference at virtual address
>>>>> 00000000 printing eip:
>>>>> c0112e83
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> I use ALSA 0.9.0rc7 in the classroom (if I remember correctly - my 
>>>> home and classroom setups are out of sync now) with the same 
>>>> (ens1371) soundcard module. At home, I use ALSA 0.9.0rc7 with fm801 
>>>> module. Both setups work OK with kernel version 2.4.20-ac1 + ptrace 
>>>> patch. What kernel and ALSA versions do you use?
>>>>
>>>
>>> Linux 2.4.20       compiled with gcc-2.95.3
>>> alsa-drivers 0.9.2 compiled with gcc-3.2.2
>>> alsa-utils 0.9.2
>>> glibc 2.3.1
>>
>>
>> I would use the same gcc version for compiling the kernel and kernel 
>> modules
>> if I were you. This could be the problem? Correct me if i'm wrong guys,
>> I haven't used ALSA yet, but i _thought_ they were kernel modules, and
>> I seem to remember a note saying you should compile all parts of the
>> kernel with the _exact_same_ version of gcc.
>>
>> //Andrew
> 
> 
> YES! alsamixer works now, phew. One learns something new every day.
> Thanks for the pointers.
> 
> 
> 

I have sound. Yipee

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