[PlanetCCRMA] alsaconf new user needs help

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Nov 29 16:09:01 2004

On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 15:57, samuraiskillz@blueyonder.co.uk wrote:
> Hi List,
> Apologies for diving right in.
> Im relativley new to all this. I ran ccrma on an old machine, installed by a friend. I am trying to do a new install on a new laptop and have fallen at the first hurdle. alsaconf
> I first tried to get it working with multiple soundcards, so I could use my hammerfall multiface. This failed. I followed the instructions for changing the modules.conf file and totally shafted my system.
> I flattened it and started again deciding to take it simpler and just get the built in sound card working first. when doing and alsaconf I still have no luck and get the following:
> Loading driver...
> Starting sound driver snd-intel8x0 /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/s ound/snd-intel8x0.o: init_module: No such device
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/snd-intel8x0.o: insmod /lib/mo dules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/snd-intel8x0.o failed
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including inva lid IO or IRQ parameters.
>       You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrma/kernel/sound/snd-intel8x0.o: insmod snd-int el8x0 failed
>                                                            [FAILED]
> Setting default volumes...
> Saving the mixer setup used for this in /etc/asound.state.
> /usr/sbin/alsactl: save_state:1061: No soundcards found...
> Can anyone help? I ran lsmod and got the following:
> Module                  Size  Used by    Not tainted
> snd                    48708   0  (autoclean)
> i810_audio             29144   1  (autoclean)
> ac97_codec             17224   0  (autoclean) [i810_audio]
> soundcore               6660   2  (autoclean) [snd i810_audio]

The three last modules are oss, alsa will not load if those are there.
Remove them before trying again (/sbin/rmmod module_name)

-- Fernando