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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 1:27 pm    Post subject: sound on 15" powerbook? Reply with quote

hey gentooheads,

I just installed gentoo on my 15" powerbook and have 2.6.12 kernel with xorg running.
now to tackle sound.. should we use alsa? what card do I use?

I didnt see anything in the ppc handbook on setting up sound..
and I dont specifically see any sound cards in lspci..
penguinpower linux # lspci
0000:00:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 AGP
0000:00:10.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 [Mobility Radeon 9600 M10]
0001:10:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 PCI
0001:10:12.0 Network controller: Broadcom Corporation BCM4306 802.11b/g Wireless LAN Controller (rev 03)
0001:10:13.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCI1510 PC card Cardbus Controller
0001:10:17.0 Class ff00: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo/Intrepid Mac I/O
0001:10:18.0 USB Controller: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo/Intrepid USB
0001:10:19.0 USB Controller: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo/Intrepid USB
0001:10:1a.0 USB Controller: Apple Computer Inc. KeyLargo/Intrepid USB
0001:10:1b.0 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0001:10:1b.1 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB (rev 43)
0001:10:1b.2 USB Controller: NEC Corporation USB 2.0 (rev 04)
0002:24:0b.0 Host bridge: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 Internal PCI
0002:24:0d.0 Class ff00: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth/Intrepid ATA/100
0002:24:0e.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 FireWire (rev 81)
0002:24:0f.0 Ethernet controller: Apple Computer Inc. UniNorth 2 GMAC (Sun GEM) (rev 80)

what do I need to do to get this working?

-DB
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 3:58 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

recompile your kernel.
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 4:00 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Read the alsa section of the ppc faq
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PostPosted: Sun Oct 09, 2005 10:34 pm    Post subject: found the faq, but... Reply with quote

ok, so I found the faq about 5 mins after I posted.. :oops:
its got good info, but I still have no friggin clue what sound card to configure alsa for.
i.e. what do I put for ALSA_CARDS ?? I have the 15" powerbook.
anyone?

-DB
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PostPosted: Fri Oct 14, 2005 3:46 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

so I believe its the
ALSA_CARDS="powermac"

is what I need in my /etc/make.conf
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PostPosted: Wed Oct 19, 2005 12:46 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Yes powermac with alsa works fine here ;)
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