From: John P . Looney (jplooney at domain compapp.dcu.ie)
Date: Tue 20 Apr 1999 - 16:47:50 IST
On Fri, Apr 16, 1999 at 04:19:59PM +0100, John Kinsella mentioned:
> 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?
There is a bug (either in the Dell BIOS, or possibly in the kernel, though
I spent an afternoon looking at APM code and it doesn't seem to have
anything to do with it), that powers off the sound chp after a few minutes
of playing. Turn off APM in the BIOS & all will be well...
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