Detect and Enable Your Sound Driver in FreeBSD 5.3

General Information

FreeBSD doesn’t enable the sound by default. nike air max classic bw new balance 2017 basket nike tn adidas stan smith femme Adidas Zx pas cher However it is simple to detect and enable your sound card.


  1. You must have root access
  2. You must have a sound card


To detect you sound card in FreeBSD 5.3 do the following in a command prompt as root:

 # kldload snd_driver 

To see what driver ended up being loaded type this command:

 # cat /dev/sndstat 

You should get an output similar to:

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Find the letters listed after the part that says snd_. nike air max tavas nike internationalist asics france timberland earthkeepers bottes In my example it was snd_ich

Configure your loader.conf so that support for your sound card will be loaded on boot up by typing in the following command:

 # echo 'snd_ich_load="YES"' >> /boot/loader.conf 

(Of course when you run the command, avis bottes ugg basket nike Soldes Chaussures Adidas asics gel lyte 5 nike air max classic bw soldes new balance soldes replace “ich” with the letters you see in the output for your sound card.)

Now reboot and your sound card will be working.

Note: If this process fails with errors, basket nike tn adidas football chaussure timberland homme asics soldes cheap bns gold you may want to look at the hardware notes on the FreeBSD website. ugg promo nike air huarache nike pour homme pas cher nike pegasus nike roshe run 2017 new balance homme Most sound cards are supported,

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