[linux-audio-user] RE: [PlanetCCRMA] snd-hdsp module load failed???

Aaron Trumm aaron@nquit.com
Fri Oct 10 14:18:00 2003


On Friday 10 October 2003 16:03, Mark Knecht wrote:
> > Hello - maybe someone can help
> >
> > I have this problem - all of a sudden when I boot up, my HDSP9652
> > sound module
> > won't load - a big red FAILED is shown - it was working yesterday
> > - here's
> > what I've got (some of you already know this ;) ), and what I changed:
> Hey there HDSP buddy,
>    I mentioned the other day (somewhere on some list) that there were a few
> things I wanted Thomas to look at, but I didn't want to ask before he got
> the big patch he was working on into CVS. Do you remember me saying
> that?;-) You just found one of them.
>    I get this periodically. I just reboot my box, sometimes warm, and
> sometimes cold, and it comes back. The worst I've seen is two boots.
>    I have no idea why it happens, but it has on my machine.
>    Also, don't be too worried if one of these days you have booted the
> machine, and maybe you've used audio for a while, and then machine sits for
> a few hours, and then you come back to find out you cannot start hdspmixer.
> You Alt-Ctrl-F1 into the console only to find a message about 'No HDSP
> cards found'. This one is quite strange. It's like the modules get loaded,
> not used, and deleted. I know Fernando has some instructions about turning
> off auto-clean, which I thought I did, but possibly Gentoo is a bit
> different in that respect.
>    I wanted Thomas to look at that, presuming I didn't find a solution
> first.
>    Other things you might stumble on to include some problem with the spdif
> input on the card getting disconnected only if hdspmixer is left open. I
> can play my guitar for hours through that input if I first close hdspmixer,
> but only for a minute or two with it open. However, if I change the spdif
> input to professional or some other setting, the input comes back for
> another two minutes... Weird 'eh? ;-)
>    And then we have this weekend's testing job if you've followed Nick
> Arnold's thread about his pseudo 96KHz problem where some bytes are out of
> order. That would truly effect both you and I, if it turns out to be true.
>    This driver works, but we ain't at 1.0 yet. ;-)
> Cheers,
> Mark

Aaron Trumm