onboard sound

Alex Hornung ahornung at gmail.com
Mon Oct 31 09:36:30 PDT 2011

Devices are automatically created by devfs. MAKEDEV is obsolete.

If you don't know which sound driver is the one you need, there is a
pseudo-driver that depends on all others (sound.ko, iirc). If you load
that, and you still don't get /dev/dsp and family, then odds are we
don't support your card.


On 31/10/11 16:25, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> On Monday 31 October 2011 11:01:16 Ed Berger wrote:
>> I'd try adding the following to /boot/loader.conf
>> #current hda sound driver
>> snd_hda_load="YES"
>> #older ac97 sound driver
>> snd_ich_load="YES"
> I haven't rebooted, but I ran "kldload snd_hda" and it accepted the command. 
> Now I need to create the device files. 
> http://www.dragonflybsd.org/docs/handbook/handbook-sound-setup/ says to run 
> MAKEDEV, but there is no MAKEDEV. How do I do this?
> Pierre

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