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Old 17th November 2010
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Post HP Pavilion DV6 & sound?

No sound, but everything else seems to be working.

I have a Pavilion dv6 (Canadian model), where the display and wifi (athn driver) work perfectly. Only 3.5Gigs are recognized, but after reading the earlier threads - no worries.
  • I'm wondering if perhaps the audio might work better if I ran i386?
  • Also wondering what the benefits of running amd64, as opposed to i386 - (i.e. only 3.5 Gigs are seen)...


P.S. Here's the specs of the laptop and I've included dmesg, mixerctl, audioctl, sysctl and a quick spec list if it might help someone else out there in inter-land...
OpenBSD 4.8 (stable)
AMD Turion(tm) II Ultra Dual-Core Mobile M640
Video Graphics:
ATI Mobility HD 4650 (M96)
Video Memory:
1024MB dedicated
Hard Drive:
500GB (7200RPM)
Multimedia Drive:
LightScribe Blu-Ray ROM with SuperMulti DVD±R/RW Double Layer
15.6" Diagonal High Definition HP LED BrightView Display (1366x768)
Network Card:
Integrated 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN
Wireless Connectivity:
802.11a/b/g/n WLAN
Altec Lansing with SRS Premium Sound
101-key compatible with full size keyboard with integrated numeric keypad
Pointing Device:
Touch Pad with On/Off button and dedicated vertical scroll Up/Down pad
PC Card Slots:
1 ExpressCard/54 Slot (also supports ExpressCard/34)
External Ports:
5-in-1 integrated Digital Media Reader for Secure Digital cards, MultiMedia cards, Memory Stick, Memory Stick Pro, or xD Picture cards
4 Universal Serial Bus (USB) 2.0, 4th port shared with eSATA
2 Headphone out
1 microphone-in
1 VGA (15-pin)
eSATA + USB 2.0
1 RJ -45 (LAN)
1 notebook expansion port 3
1 IEEE 1394
irewire (4-pin)
1 Consumer IR (Remote Receiver)
Other Devices:
HP Webcam with integrated digital microphone
14.9" (L) x 10.15" (D) x 1.33" (min H)/1.61" (max H)
6.47 lbs
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