[alsa-devel] snd_hda_intel reports -ENOMEM on probe

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed May 28 12:19:08 CEST 2008

At Tue, 27 May 2008 19:01:34 +0200,
Pierre Ossman wrote:
> Since I upgraded my bios (in which the changelog mentioned nothing
> about sound changes, damn MSI), my onboard audio no longer work. I get
> the following in dmesg:
> hda-intel: Error creating card!
> HDA Intel: probe of 0000:00:14.2 failed with error -12
> -12 is -ENOMEM so I'm guessing some BIOS table is involved and tricks
> the driver into allocating too much memory.

Try to turn on CONFIG_SND_DEBUG=y.  If you still don't get any
relevant error messages, it's really an error from kmalloc().

Usually, it's a conflict of sound slots to be assigned, etc.


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