[lug] ESS ES1868 Detected but won't init.
stimits at idcomm.com
Sat Feb 24 20:20:49 MST 2001
One possibility is that each audio card has more than one function on
it. For example, the joystick is actually separate hardware that just
happens to be integrated with sound cards. Or midi, sometimes also
antique proprietary cd rom interfaces. Possibly part succeeded and part
failed, but it didn't specify exactly what failed to initialize.
John Starkey wrote:
> Sorry. False alarm ( I guess). I started X and I've got sound. So to make
> this bandwidth worthwhile (???) can anyone explain why it would return
> the below during boot but still work??
> Thanks, and once again, sorry.
> John Starkey wrote:
> > I'm trying to set up an old sound card i had laying around as my first
> > time with Linux and Audio. It has an ESS ES1868 chip in there.
> > Everything points to this being Sound Blaster compatible so I compiled
> > that into the Kernel and set the cards IRQ to 5 (which is open).
> > dmesg is returning:
> > Soundblaster audio driver Copyright......
> > sb: ESS ES1868 Plug and Play Audiodrive' at i/o 0x220, irq 5, dma 1, 3
> > ESS chip ES1868 detected
> > sb: ESS ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive detected
> > sb: Failed to initialize ESS ES1868 Plug and Play AudioDrive
> > sb: 1 SoundBlaster PnP card(s) found
> > In Windoze (dual boot) the thing is running and I've got sound.
> > Can anyone help?
> > Thanks,
> > John
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