Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 100971
Sound does not get loaded automatically
Last modified: 2014-03-16 22:37:45 EDT
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Description of problem:
This is a problem going back to at least RH 7.3 and sound-configuration.
I have a cs4237 based card which is recognised and always loads when you type
modprobe cs4232, however it does not load on boot.
The reason is that in /etc/rc.d/rc.sysinit the sound modules initialisation
string checks for the line
options sound dmabuf=1
in /etc/modules.conf which is not setup by kudzu etc
So adding this line in /etc/moudules.conf or amending /etc/rc.sysinit makes
sound load on bootup.
I dont know how many sound cards this affects, but certainly is a problem with
mine (which is a isa pnp)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: See description
Expected Results: See description
*** Bug 100973 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 100974 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
*** Bug 100985 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
How does sound not loading automatically cause problems?
The driver might not be able to allocate enough memory accessible via ISA
Without the option mentioned, it won't statically allocate it anyway, so in the
case where the option is not there, loading it early won't help.
Closing out bugs on older, no longer supported releases. Apologies for any lack
of response. Please reopen if it persists on current releases.