Sound problem on Blue G3

Iain Sandoe iain at
Mon Apr 23 08:42:48 EST 2001

Hi Christian,

I take it from the first part of your message that sound is OK on the
g3/beige (I certainly hope so - that's the machine I test most on ;-)

> I tried the current PPC patches from (patch-2.4.4-pre4.bz2
> and linuxppc2.4_vs_v2.4.4-pre4.patch.bz2), but except for a rename of
> the sound driver module (dmasound_awacs -> dmasound_pmac) nothing
> changed (I.e. the sound still doesn't work!)

Hmm.  can you send me the output of "cat /dev/sndstat" please. and tell me
if you have the "burgundy" sound chip (I think you do).

> How can I get the sound working on the Blue G3?

well, you could try applying the following two patches (I updated earlier
this pm):


(both need to be applied)... you should be able just to "make dep modules"
and "make modules_install" and go from there.

what desktop?
could you make sure that things aren't getting futzed by the mixer - I know
this sounds a little dumb - but could you try adjusting the levels of
speaker and input... even if they look like they are OK.


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