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Old 05-27-03, 02:22 PM   #1
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Default nvaudio 0256 -> regression ?

I had audio on my A7N8X working nicely with the NVIDIA package 0248 (Mandrake 9.0, 2.4.19-32). Now with 0256 they there is a complete driver rather than a patch for i810.

I got everything compiled and installed, but realplayer now tells me "Unable to open sound device".

When using sox with the 0256 nvaudio driver it tells me it can't switch the sample rate from anything other than 48000. Perhaps realplayer is trying to do exactly that and fails.

This corresponds to the kernel messages, too (see below). However with the old driver (based on i810) I had no such problems! Looks like a regression. Any hints?

Here are the kernel messages (the "only 48 khz playback available" looks suspicious to me):

Nvidia + AC97 Audio, version 0.24, 22:14:26 May 20 2003
Nvaudio: in Funcction Nvaudio_init_module
PCI: Setting latency timer of device 00:06.0 to 64
Nvaudio: NVIDIA nForce2 Audio found at IO 0xd800 and 0xd400, IRQ 5
Nvaudio: Audio Controller supports 6 channels.
NVaudio: Defaulting to base 2 channel mode.
ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id: 0x414c:0x4720 (ALC650)
Nvaudio: only 48Khz playback available.
Nvaudio: AC'97 codec 0, new EID value = 0x05c7
Nvaudio: AC'97 codec 0, DAC map configured, total channels = 6
Nvaudio: PROBE is done
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