[plug] Kernel sound support.

John Summerfield summer at os2.ami.com.au
Wed May 12 00:28:51 WST 1999

> I've compiled a new kernel (well Christian compiled a kernel for me).
> However, sound support seems to be missing still. In 'menuconfig', we
> used the Sound menu, and checked 'sound card support' and 'Creative
> Esoniq AudioPCI 97 (ES1371)'. I tested sound with x11amp, xmcd, and then
> wavtools.
> wavp <blah.wav> gave this output:
> "Cannot initialise DSP."
> I had a look through the Sound-HOWTO, and discovered this piece of
> advise about using menuconfig and xconfig:
> "In particular the "/dev/dsp and /dev/audio support" (CONFIG_AUDIO)
> option should usually be enabled."

What's the result of
	ls -l /dev/dsp* /dev/audio*
and of
	cat /proc/sound
	cat /dev/snd*

What distro are yoy using? Redhat has a sound configurer.

John Summerfield
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