[PlanetCCRMA] No sound with FC2, Delta 44, Pentium 4

Roger B. Dannenberg rbd@cs.cmu.edu
Wed Feb 9 12:07:01 2005

>On Wed, 2005-02-09 at 07:29, Roger B. Dannenberg wrote:
>> I just switched from RedHat 8 to Fedora Core 2 and now I cannot get 
>> any sound output. When I boot or run dmesg, I see errors like:
>> snd_ice1712: Unknown symbol snd_card_new
>> snd_ice1712: Unknown symbol snd_iprintf
>> ...
>> and if I try to start alsasound, I get many messages like:
>> Starting sound driver snd-ice1712 WARNING: Error inserting snd
>> (/lib/modules/2.6.10-0.5.rdt.rhfc2.ccrmasmp/updates/acore/snd.ko): 
>> Unknown symbol in module, or unknown parameter (see dmesg)
>> WARNING: Error inserting snd_seq_device ...
>> ...
>Was this an upgrade or a fresh install?
An upgrade. (It seemed like a good idea at the time.)

>I would first see if the installed modules are the correct architecture. Do
a >"/sbin/depmod -ae", do you see any unknown symbol errors? If not then
probably you 
>have the right packages installed.
"/sbin/depmod -ae" is silent -- no output, so I assume that's good. 

> If that's the case (no errors) then probably the problem is wrong
parameters in the
> configuration file. In fc2 that would be /etc/modprobe.conf (it used to be

> /etc/modules.conf when running kernel 2.4.x). If this is an upgrade check
> /etc/modules.conf is not there, although I don't know if it is actually
ignored or not. 

OK, I took out /etc/modules.conf just to be sure, but I still get the same
errors as before.

> So, check the options lines in /etc/modprobe.conf, or post them. If you
> /etc/modprobe.conf do a "/sbin/depmod -a" before trying to load alsa

OK, here's my /etc/modprobe.conf:

# Note: for use under 2.4, changes must also be made to modules.conf!
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
alias eth0 8139too
alias eth1 8139too
alias usb-controller uhci-hcd
alias char-major-81-* bttv
alias char-major-116-* snd
alias snd-card-0 snd-ice1712
options snd-ice1712 index=0
alias char-major-14-* soundcore
alias snd-card-1 snd-ice1712
alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss
options snd major=116 cards_limit=4 device_mode=0666
options snd-usb-audio index=1
options -k snd-card-0
options -k snd-card-1
alias snd-card-2 audio
install sound-slot-1 /sbin/modprobe --first-time --ignore-install
sound-slot-1 && { /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 ||
:; }
install sound-slot-2 /sbin/modprobe --first-time --ignore-install
sound-slot-2 && { /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 ||
:; }
remove sound-slot-1 { /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1
|| :; } ; /sbin/modprobe -r --first-time --ignore-remove sound-slot-1
remove sound-slot-2 { /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1
|| :; } ; /sbin/modprobe -r --first-time --ignore-remove sound-slot-2
alias char-major-195* nvidia

# --- BEGIN: Generated by ALSACONF, do not edit. ---
# --- ALSACONF verion 1.0.8 ---
alias snd-card-0 snd-ice1712
alias sound-slot-0 snd-ice1712
# --- END: Generated by ALSACONF, do not edit. ---

Thanks again,