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Re: [vox-tech] Audio suddenly broken


  • Subject: Re: [vox-tech] Audio suddenly broken
  • From: Mark Kim <mkkim@ucdavis.MAPSedu>
  • Date: Fri, 01 Dec 2000 16:50:26 -0800
  • References: 200012011848.eB1ImVq07128@sonic.net

Try shutting down completely and rebooting.  Some hardware doesn't get
initialized properly during a warm boot.  I'd try this before anything
else.

Did you install any modules after setting up the kernel?

What's your lilo.conf look like?

-Mark

On Fri, 1 Dec 2000, William Kendrick wrote:

> I noticed today that none of my virtual text consoles were working right
> (they all just showed a kind of zoomed-in version of whatever was visible
> under X).  I'm using XFree86 4.0 and RedHat 6.1.
> 
> So, I tried doing a "telinit 3" followed by a "telinit 5", but that
> didn't work.  I decided "screw this, I'm already late for work" and
> rebooted ("shutdown -r 0").
> 
> 
> When my system came back up, I suddenly had a LOT of errors about
> "unresolved symbol:  /lib/modules/2.2.14/some_dir/some_file.o"
> 
> Right after that, I got some error about my soundcard being in use.
> 
> 
> So, now, sound doesn't work right!  (It's very similar to what was
> wrong with LUGOD's box.)
> 
> I haven't done anything to my kernel lately (last recompiled Sep. 15th,
> but I've rebooted successfully a number of times since then!!!)
> 
> 
> Looking at /var/logs/messages, I notice this:
> 
>     Dec  1 10:31:05 amiga kernel: sb: Interrupt test on IRQ7 failed -
>                     Probable IRQ conflict 
>     Dec  1 10:31:05 amiga kernel: <Sound Blaster 16 (4.16)> at 0x220
>                     irq 7 dma 1,5 
> .. later on:
>     Dec  1 10:31:06 amiga kernel: Soundblaster audio driver
>                     Copyright (C) by Hannu Savolainen 1993-1996 
>     Dec  1 10:31:06 amiga kernel: sb_card: I/O port 220 is already in use 
> 
> 
> 
> Looking at /proc/interrupts, I see nothing wrong jumping out at me:
> 
>                CPU0       
>       0:      63090          XT-PIC  timer
>       1:       5537          XT-PIC  keyboard
>       2:          0          XT-PIC  cascade
>       3:       3966          XT-PIC  serial
>       7:          0          XT-PIC  soundblaster
>       9:       5027          XT-PIC  eth0
>      12:       2858          XT-PIC  PS/2 Mouse
>      13:          1          XT-PIC  fpu
>      14:      13162          XT-PIC  ide0
>      15:          5          XT-PIC  ide1
>     NMI:          0
> 
> 
> And /proc/ioports:
> 
>     0000-001f : dma1
>     0020-003f : pic1
>     0040-005f : timer
>     0060-006f : keyboard
>     0080-008f : dma page reg
>     00a0-00bf : pic2
>     00c0-00df : dma2
>     00f0-00ff : fpu
>     0170-0177 : ide1
>     01f0-01f7 : ide0
>     0220-022f : soundblaster
>     02e8-02ef : serial(auto)
>     02f8-02ff : serial(set)
>     0376-0376 : ide1
>     0378-037a : parport0
>     0388-038b : Yamaha OPL3
>     03c0-03df : vga+
>     03e8-03ef : serial(set)
>     03f6-03f6 : ide0
>     03f8-03ff : serial(set)
>     e400-e4ff : eth0
>     f000-f007 : ide0
>     f008-f00f : ide1
> 
> 
> Here's /proc/sound:
> 
> OSS/Free:3.8s2++-971130
>     Load type: Driver compiled into kernel
>     Kernel: Linux amiga 2.2.14 #1 Fri Sep 15 00:52:55 PDT 2000 i686
>     Config options: 0
>     
>     Installed drivers: 
>     Type 26: MPU-401 (UART)
>     Type 2: Sound Blaster
>     Type 29: Sound Blaster PnP
>     Type 7: SB MPU-401
>     
>     Card config: 
>     Sound Blaster at 0x220 irq 7 drq 1,5
>     (SB MPU-401 at 0x330 irq 7 drq 0)
>     
>     Audio devices:
>     0: Sound Blaster 16 (4.16) (DUPLEX)
>     
>     Synth devices:
>     0: Yamaha OPL3
>     
>     Midi devices:
>     
>     Timers:
>     0: System clock
>     
>     Mixers:
>     0: Sound Blaster
> 
> 
> And here's /proc/dma:
> 
>      1: SoundBlaster8
>      4: cascade
>      5: SoundBlaster16
> 
> 
> 
> Anyone got any ideas?  Maybe I should deal with this AFTER I've upgraded
> to RedHat 6.2...
> 
> -bill!
> (hates upgrading distros)
> 

---
Mark K. Kim
http://www.cbreak.org/mark/
PGP key available upon request.


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