[ltp] Sound card on Thinkpad 600x. Help!
Thu, 14 Jun 2001 19:47:05 -0700
Try modprobe, not insmod. And is the card configured in your
> After an install of SuSE linux 7.1 (2.2.18 and 2.4.0 and Reiser fs) on a
> new 600x 5FG everything including graphic,battery management, suspend and
> pcmcia works fine.
> My big problem is with the sound card. I followed all the recipes in the
> suse Handbook to no avail. At first it worked for an hour (with real
> player 8) and then KDE froze completely so I had to use the reset
> button. After that the sound stopped and I had to integrate it again with
> YAST2 and then do configure of Alsa from the control panel. But I get all
> the time error messages that start right after booting the kernel and fill
> the text console. Here is an excerpt from the mistakes file
> "snd: Sound Fusion CS461x soundcard #1 not found or device busy
> Jun 14 01:46:20 insmod:
> /lib/modules/2.2.18/misc/snd-card-cs461x.o: init_module: Device or
> Jun 14 01:46:20 insmod: Hint: insmod errors can be caused by
> incorrect module parameters, iJun 14 01:46:20 insmod:
> /lib/modules/2.2.18/misc/snd-card-cs461x.o: insmod snd-card-0 failed"
> The card is Crystal SoundFusion(tm) PCI Audio Sound Blaster (as in the
> handbooks, in the specifications on the internet for this tp model it
> reads CS4624 & CS4297A). The notebook is new with PIII 650 Mhz, 192Mb
> ram,12Gb HDD (from which 5GB Windows98),DVD rom. I installed both kernels
> that suse offer 2.4.0 and 2.2.18 and sound does not work on either of
> them. The sound card itself as a hardware is functional (under win98).
> Please, correct me if you suspect some hardware problem.
> Your quick answer will be appreciated.
> With kind regards,
> PS. My guess is that I do not qualify for an official software IBM support
> since I bought the laptop with windows preinstalled. It would be nice
> though to see some recipies and steps of integrating basic hardware on the
> IBM official site. At least for the major distributions and the current
> thinkpad models (yes, over here in Europe the 600x is sold as new with
> full guarantee and alike). If you know of such an IBM page,please, give me
> the link.
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