[alsa-devel] Using Alsa for AD1981b on 9263

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Jul 28 11:54:34 CEST 2009

On Tue, Jul 28, 2009 at 02:00:21PM +0530, Shilpa Kedar Walvekar wrote:

> I am using AT91SAM9263 evaluation kit with AD1981b codec. I want to use alsa to play and record audio on this kit.

> I tried to install the alsa library, alsa-oss, alsa-util. Alsa driver was part of kernel (2.6.27). I did, ./configure && make && make install for library, oss and util. Now when I try to do aplay -l following happens:
> aplay: device_list:223: no soundcards found...

> Don't know what is happening. Am I missing any step? What else should be done?
> Please help me asap.

You need an audio driver for the card; Linux 2.6.27 does not have an
AC97 driver for the Atmel CPUs.  The out of tree Atmel patches for
2.6.27 may have had one.

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