11910Re: [linux-dell-laptops] CP M233XT and no sound
- Mar 31, 2002On Mon, 1 Apr 2002, orbitalbears wrote:
> Help! I recently got a Dell CP M233XT and installed Mandrake 8.1 onI have a CPi D233XT with the same sound chip, and I have not been able to
> it. Everything works great except there is no sound. It has a
> Crystal 4237B audio controller. I tried running "sndconfig" but it
> didn't pick up the sound card. I put linux on this laptop so I can
> learn more about it, so please give very basic instructions. For
> example, where is the config file? Thanks in advance for your help.
get any of the 'free' drivers to work on this machine. Some of my
attempts to configure alsasound have resulted in catastrophic system
I was successful in loading the OSS drivers, but only after I had
upgraded my kernel to 2.4.16, since the OSS driver was compiled for that
I'm running SuSE 7.3 with a kernel from the unsupported ~mantel directory
on the SuSE site.
After my initial tests, I let the trial period expire, and I haven't yet
ordered a permanent license.
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