I've been trying to get the alsa sound drivers working with my dell latitude
ls 400 laptop, which has a Neomagic Magicmedia NM256AV sound+video combined
I've spent days at this, even updated my kernel to 2.4.19, to make sure I
hadnt messed up any of the kernel headers while 'learning'.
I've finally managed to get the alsa-driver-0.5.12a compiled, but every time
i try to 'modprobe' the -nm256 module my system simply hangs/locks
up/freezes, requiring a hard kick^H^H^H^Hboot.
(I'm following the destructions from the alsa-project.org site)
from my /proc/pci, I can see the Neomagic card with 2 entries..
Bus 1, device 0, function 0:
VGA compatible controller: Neomagic Corporation [MagicMedia 256AV] (rev
Master Capable. Latency=128. Min Gnt=16.Max Lat=255.
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf6000000 [0xf6ffffff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfe400000 [0xfe7fffff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfeb00000 [0xfebfffff].
Bus 1, device 0, function 1:
Multimedia audio controller: Neomagic Corporation [MagicMedia 256AV
Audio] (rev 32).
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf7800000 [0xf7bfffff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xfea00000 [0xfeafffff].
Please tell me its as simple as adding a few parameters to the modprobe line
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