I would think that this is a hardware problem I bet Dell never ran the
audio cable from the back of the CD drive to the mboard sound card
interface if there is one ...
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On Fri, 16 Apr 1999, John Kinsella wrote:
> I've just received a new Dell Optiplex GX1 (P3).
> All's well but for sound support - in fact just playing audio CD's (OK I
> know it's not a big deal but...)
>> The sound hardware is a Crystal Semi CS4236 integrated audio chip. There
> is kernel support for CS4232-based chips so I went for that when
> compiling the kernel. All's well wrt playing au files or (for example)
> RealAudio but I cannot play audio CD's.
>> Using workman or kscd (I use SuSe 6.0 distribution with kernel 2.0.36)
> the structure (tracks etc) show up & the prog seems to play the tracks
> but no sound.... any tips?
>> I append the relevant extract from the boot log:
>> Sound initialization started
> <CS4232 (CS4231)> at 0x220 irq 5 dma 1,3
> <MPU-401 1.5U Midi interface #1> at 0x330 irq 11
> <Yamaha OPL3 FM> at 0x388
> Sound initialization complete
>>> Could the problem be with the base addresses? I think the IRQ's are OK,
> had to change the MPU from IRQ9 to IRQ11 due to clash with net card..
>> Thanks in advance ..........
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