[nycbug-talk] Another Question about freeBSD

G. Rosamond george
Sat Mar 12 03:22:35 EST 2005

On Mar 11, 2005, at 4:44 PM, Ryan Seu wrote:

> Hey everyone,
> I, the noobie, am once again in need of some help :)
> Actually, there are two issues I'm trying to resolve with freeBSD.
> Question 1. I'm trying to get my sound card working. I managed to load
> the generic sound driver (kldload snd_driver). I verified it by doing
> (cat [file_name] > /dev/dsp ). It works fine until I try starting up
> KDE. When the KDE is loading up, the intro-sound runs but hangs in the
> middle. I went to the KDE controller to test the audio but nothing
> comes out. I exit from KDE and go back to the terminal to verify the
> sound (again, cat [file_name] > /dev/dsp) but nothing comes out this
> time. Any suggestions? I'm aware of the fact that "snd_driver"
> attempts to load up all the sound drivers until a match occurs (I
> think).
> when I type kldload snd_driver, I get few lines of the following:
> sio1: configured ieq 3 not in bitmap of probed irqs 0
> sio1: port may not be enabled
> Then I get the following:
> pcm0: <Intel ICH (82801EB)> port 0xedc0-0xedff, 0xee00-0xeeff mem
> 0xfeb7f900-0xfeb7f99f, 0xfeb7fa00-0xfeb7fbff irq 17 at device 31.5 on
> pci0
> pcm0: [GIANT-LOCKED]
> pcm0: <Analog Devices AD1980 AC97 Codec>
> Question 2. I'm also have an issue with my CD-ROM (actaully DVD/CD-RW
> Combo but for now, I'm just trying to get the CD-ROM to work). I
> checked the fstab and see the following line:
> /dev/acd0           /cdrom       cd9660         ro,noauto        0     
>  0
> Unfortunately, when I look for acd0 in /dev/ I can't find it. I
> checked dmesg but didn't find anything that looks like acd0. Any
> suggestions?

It's probably /dev/acd0c


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