[PlanetCCRMA] FC1 ALSA fm801 driver options

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Jul 1 10:36:01 2005

On Thu, 2005-06-30 at 05:28, Ken Smith wrote:
> I need a little guidance on the settings to go in modules.conf on an FC1
> planetccrma system to get an fm801 sound card to run. The default settings
> bomb out as follows...
> [root@server pci]# service alsasound start
> Starting sound driver snd-fm801
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrmasmp/kernel/sound/snd-fm801.o:
> init_module: No such device
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrmasmp/kernel/sound/snd-fm801.o: insmod
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrmasmp/kernel/sound/snd-fm801.o failed
> Hint: insmod errors can be caused by incorrect module parameters, including
> invalid IO or IRQ parameters.
>       You may find more information in syslog or the output from dmesg
> /lib/modules/2.4.26-1.ll.rhfc1.ccrmasmp/kernel/sound/snd-fm801.o: insmod
> snd-fm801 failed
>                                                            [FAILED]
> [root@server pci]#
> snd-fm801.o is really there and lspci says....
> 00:13.0 Multimedia audio controller: Fortemedia, Inc Xwave QS3000A [FM801]
> (rev b2)
>         Subsystem: Fortemedia, Inc: Unknown device 1319
>         Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 16
>         I/O ports at c400 [size=128]
>         Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1

It may be that that particular card has a pci id not yet in the kernel
module that could support it. 

> Does anyone know what options to put into modules.conf. I've googled and
> tried to analyse the source code of the driver to see what options it takes
> but if anyone here knows that would be really great.

To get a list of options do:
  /sbin/modinfo name_of_module
or look into the module specific documentation at:
(1.0.9 or whatever version you have, of course)

-- Fernando