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I'm trying to enable alsa support in my gentoo box, following the Gentoo Linux ALSA Guide. When I run lspci -v | grep -i audio I get 00:06.1 Audio device: ...
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- 12-20-2008 #1
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- Nov 2006
When I run
lspci -v | grep -i audio
00:06.1 Audio device: nVidia Corporation MCP55 High Definition Audio (rev a2)
When I head over to the ALSA Sound Card Matrix site the only nvidia listings are for
AC97 (nforce-1 - nforce-4)
HDA (nforce-430 and later)
The only nvidia driver listing in my kernel PCI Devices configuration is
Intel/Sis/nVidia/AMD/ALi AC97 Controller (NEW)
not sure where to go from here.
- 12-27-2008 #2
I'm not positive this is what you are looking for, but:
Flag that module to be built into the kernel (Either with a * to build it into the kernel or an M to make it a loadable/unloadable module. I generally build that sort of thing into the kernel, but everyone has their own style.)
Make sure to save the configuration
$ make && make modules_install
$ mount /boot (if you have it as a separate partition)
$ cp /usr/src/linux/arch/<yourarch>/boot/bzImage /boot/<yourkernelimage>
Then reboot if you built it into the kernel, or just load the module if you built it as a module (modprobe snd-intel8x0 in your case).
Hopefully you wanted to know how to put something into your kernel. If not... sorry.
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- 01-01-2009 #3
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The module you are looking for is under "Intel High Definition Audio" (or something like that), you'll find the Nvidia HDA under that.