OPTi Audio 16 Snd Card - Supported?

OPTi Audio 16 Snd Card - Supported?

Post by Michael Friedland » Wed, 05 Aug 1998 04:00:00



I have a "no name" sound card installed -- all I know about it is what
the BIOS reports on booting up:

Card01:  OPTi Audio 16

I have looked at the card itself, but there are no markings on it that
would reveal what brand it is.  Can anyone tell from this information
if the card is supported under Redhat 5.0 or 5.1?  I haven't had any
luck getting it to work under 5.0.  I'm considering upgrading to 5.1
if it will help.

When I rebuild the kernel to include sound support, I get the
following errors when I do a "make modules_install":

        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/block
        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/net
        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/ipv4
        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/fs
        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/cdrom
        cp: sound_syms.o: No such file or directory
        installing modules under /lib/modules/2.0.32/misc

Is this error familiar to someone?

--Michael

 
 
 

OPTi Audio 16 Snd Card - Supported?

Post by Dinh-Tuan Pha » Wed, 05 Aug 1998 04:00:00



> I have a "no name" sound card installed -- all I know about it is what
> the BIOS reports on booting up:

> Card01:  OPTi Audio 16

> I have looked at the card itself, but there are no markings on it that
> would reveal what brand it is.  Can anyone tell from this information
> if the card is supported under Redhat 5.0 or 5.1?  I haven't had any
> luck getting it to work under 5.0.  I'm considering upgrading to 5.1

You need to know what model it is. If it is an OPTi931 then it can be
made to work. You have to recompile the kernel and if it is of version
2.0.32 as in redhat-5.0, you will need to replace the sound driver by
a new one as well, or you may upgrade to kernel-2.0.34 which includes
this new driver (and is supplied with redhat-5.1). See

http://oto.dyn.ml.org/~drees/opti931.html

for detail

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OPTi Audio 16 Snd Card - Supported?

Post by Richard S. Lumpki » Thu, 06 Aug 1998 04:00:00




> > I have a "no name" sound card installed -- all I know about it is what
> > the BIOS reports on booting up:

> > Card01:  OPTi Audio 16

> > I have looked at the card itself, but there are no markings on it that
> > would reveal what brand it is.  Can anyone tell from this information
> > if the card is supported under Redhat 5.0 or 5.1?  I haven't had any
> > luck getting it to work under 5.0.  I'm considering upgrading to 5.1

The best plan of attack:

www.kernel.org get the source for 2.0.35
ftp://ftp.4front-tech.com/ossfree/ for the up to date free sound drivers

Mix well following the instructions and you might have what you need.
Also, if it is pnp you'll need isapnp to wake it up and configure it.

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