Re: BUG: Yamaha OPL3SA2 does not work with ALSA on 2.6 kernels.

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Mon Jul 25 2005 - 18:30:24 EST

On Mon, Jul 25, 2005 at 10:31:37AM -0400, Andrew Haninger wrote:

> Hello.

Hi Andrew,

> I have a 5 year old Gateway Solo 2500 that is currently running Linux
> If I install ALSA and try to have alsaconf bruteforce-detect
> the OPL3SA2 sound card, it will say that it has detected it, but
> loading the modules will fail. If I install Linux 2.4 and
> recompile/rerun alsaconf, the detection works fine and the card works.
> Copying the configuration detected under 2.4 into a modprobe.conf on
> 2.6 allows me to use the card in 2.6 with occasional crashes (which
> might be due to suspend2).

the ALSA people might be able to help you (Cc'ed).

> Searching around the net, I find many other people having trouble with
> these cards and the ALSA-Linux2.6 combination. On one page, someone
> suggested that there were changes made between 2.4 and 2.6 to the ISA
> code that broke ALSA's detection routines.
> I'm not sure what information might be needed in order to get this
> card working well once and for all, but if someone will let me know,
> I'd be happy to provide.

Does the OSS driver work in 2.6?

> Thanks.
> -Andy



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