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Lightbulb Here's the fix for the SiS 7012/7018 sound problem in Mandrake 8.2

Edit your /etc/modules.conf file to either remove or comment out the two lines :

alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-intel8x0
above snd-card-intel8x0 snd-pcm-oss

...and replace them with the following line:

alias sound i810_audio


....viola! After saving and rebooting, now I gots da sound!
This probably isn't the *best* way to get the sound working, but it works fine for me. All I know is that I couldn't listen to CDs in KDE before, and now I can. Aint life grand.

Also, to get the various sound effects in KDE to function, I had to go into Control Center, go into Sound, and open up Sound Server, then go to the Sound I/O tab and click Use Custom Sound Device, and change it to /dev/sound/dsp. I know there's a better way to do this, but doing it this way is a quick fix and its easy to remember how to do.

Good luck to everyone else with the same problems I had.

Last edited by DownSouthMoe; 04-12-2002 at 01:49 PM..
 

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SND_AD1816(4)						   BSD Kernel Interfaces Manual 					     SND_AD1816(4)

NAME
snd_ad1816 -- Analog Devices AD1816 ISA bridge device driver SYNOPSIS
To compile this driver into the kernel, place the following lines in your kernel configuration file: device sound device snd_ad1816 Alternatively, to load the driver as a module at boot time, place the following line in loader.conf(5): snd_ad1816_load="YES" Non-PnP cards require the following lines in device.hints(5): hint.pcm.0.at="isa" hint.pcm.0.irq="10" hint.pcm.0.drq="1" hint.pcm.0.flags="0x0" DESCRIPTION
The snd_ad1816 bridge driver allows the generic audio driver sound(4) to attach to the AD1816 sound card. HARDWARE
The snd_ad1816 driver supports the following sound cards: o Analog Devices AD1816 SEE ALSO
sound(4) HISTORY
The snd_ad1816 device driver first appeared in FreeBSD 4.0. AUTHORS
Cameron Grant <cg@FreeBSD.org> Luigi Rizzo <luigi@FreeBSD.org> Hannu Savolainen BSD
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