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Tiny Core Linux - I have sound (and more)!

May 28, 2010, 21:02 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Steven Rosenberg)

"It's not usually a big deal, getting sound working in Linux or BSD. In my case, however, my laptop's internal sound module is dead, and I've substituted a USB sound module from DealExtreme.com that costs about $2.

"It works, but it can be hard to get a given distribution to pipe the sound there rather than to the dead internal sound system.

"I installed the OSS app in Tiny Core, ran osstest in a terminal, and the app proceeded to send sound to both of my sound modules. When it got around to the one that is working, I heard some lovely piano music. So I have sound in Tiny Core."

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