OK I got my sound back!!!!! It was a problem with my network card. I
was getting insmod errors that would cause my sound card mixer to not
to work properly. I am not sure why but it works now.
--- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "estoeckle" <estoeckle@y...> wrote:
> --- In linux-dell-laptops@y..., "rkorhone" <risto@r...> wrote:
> > Hi!
> > Does anyone know how to get the sound working with my Dell
> > 5000? The sound card is identified as ES1978 Maestro 2E and it
> > fine with previous Mandrake versions (and works with Red Hat 7.2
> > I also have installed;).
> > KDE error message is:
> > device /dev/dsp can't be opened (No such file or directory)
> > Indeed, there is no such file. I also noticed that my home desktop
> > computer has a directory /dev/sound containing some device files,
> > among others. /dev/dsp is a link to /dev/sound/dsp. I wonder if I
> > should create these files somehow? My laptop's /dev/sound has no
> > at all.
> > Risto
> Did you figure this one out? I have the same problem with Mandrake
> 8.2. No sound at all. Same error?