"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
"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."