Originally Posted by dinamos
Thanks Ole Juul,
I tried the trouble shooting options from the handbook without success. That's when I went back and reloaded Linux Mint and confirmed my hardware was all in good working order.
If I can't find a solution soon there won't be much point. What good is an OS that won't operate?
Did you type "cat /dev/sndstat" to see what default was used? I think your hardware should be compatible with any Linux or BSD OS so it is probably something trivial. While searching the net about your problem, I noticed one person had a related problem where Win-XP would work but BSD wouldn't - it turned out to be a wiring problem that XP didn't mind, but BSD did. Like I said earlier, there is no harm in trying all the devices in the "sndstat" list to see which one works properly.
I do hope you get it going. PC-BSD "operates" very well for a lot of people, but I also know from personal experience that Mint is a great OS, so it wouldn't be a bad idea to go with that either.