Boot from the kernel diskette.
Insert the root floppy when prompted.
When prompted for a /usr diskette, say 'Y'.
Insert the mp3blaster diskette and press Enter.
bash# dmesg | more
If everything worked there should be a line or two indicating that the kernel found the audio hardware. The example below shows how the kernel might report a Yamaha integrated sound system.
ymfpci: YMF740C at 0xf4000000 IRQ 10 ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id: 0x4144:0x5303 (Analog Devices AD1819)
bash# echo "Garbage" > /dev/dsp
A short burst of static coming from the PC speakers indicates that sound is working.
Insert the diskette containing the sample audio file.
mount /dev/fd0 /home bash# /usr/bin/mp3blaster
Use mp3blaster to select and play the file /home/torvalds-says-linux.mp3. Use mp3blaster's mixer controls to adjust the volume as needed.
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