Re: Sound Blaster Live DD5.1
From: Scott Long (scottl_at_freebsd.org)
Date: Sun, 08 Jun 2003 11:00:24 -0600 To: Emil A Eklund <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Emil A Eklund wrote:
> I believe the soundblasters in dell machines are special in some kind, I
> have a dell as well and the SB Live that came with it works fine under
> windows, but does not work at all under FreeBSD, however I had an old
> Live (exact same spec as the one that came with the machine) and it
> works just fine, I have no idea what's different about the dell ones.
> /Emil A Eklund
> On Sun, 2003-06-08 at 17:41, Thomas T. Veldhouse wrote:
>>I have recently purchased a Dell Dimension 8250 which contains a Creative
>>Labs SoundBlaster Live! DD 5.1 card. My previous SoundBlaster Live! card
>>was detected in FreeBSD 4.7, but this one is not detected in this machine
>>using FreeBSD 5.1 RELEASE (cvsup to it). No pcm devices show during boot.
>>Is there a way to give the kernel a hint? There is no way to shut of PNP in
>>the BIOS, as Dell as not added this option.
>>Windows XP is showing:
>>I/O Range: DC40-DC5F
>>Thanks in advance,
Dell has a bad habit of using unique PCI-ID's for hardware that it buys
from others. Can both of you do 'pciconf -lv' and post the output? It
might very well be as easy as just adding the Dell IDs to the driver.
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