My SB-2K is running 4.16.4 OB and 4.16.3 POST according to:
prtdiag -v | tail -4
O.K. I've got two 73 GB ones installed, zfs mirrored in my
SB-2K. That should have no affect on the audio device.
Hmm -- I'm still using a Type 6, but I can't imagine that making
Do you have a /dev/audio? It should be a symlink to
/dev/sound/0, which should be a symlink to:
which should be the actual device special file.
Well ... it *might* be a corrupted upgrade of OBP or POST could
cause problems. Or it could be that your "boot -r" might have gotten
rid of the special device file or something in its chain, but then you
should not have anything as output.
Your description of the sound suggests that it is really being
fed the wrong protocol. What programs are you using to play through it?
And what kind of audio file? The basic minimum would be *.au files, and
a program like /bin/audioplay.
Hmm ... are you using gnome/JDE as your window manager? I
believe that it is more tightly tied to the audio device than the CDE
window manager, which is what I used. Have you tried logging out and
logging in as another user -- root if nothing else -- to see whether
that changes the behavior?
And I didn't know that the sound modules were interchangeable
with the Ultra-60 ones, but if you get the same results, they apparently
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