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<para>To use your sound device, you will need to load the proper
device driver. This may be accomplished in one of two ways.
The easiest way is to simply load a kernel module for your sound
- card with &man.kldload.8;. Alternatively, you may statically
+ card with &man.kldload.8; which can either be done from the
+ command line:</para>
+ <screen>&prompt.root; <userinput>kldload snd_emu10k1.ko</userinput></screen>
+ <para>or by adding the appropriate line to the file
+ <filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename> like this:</para>
+ <programlisting>snd_emu10k1_load="YES"</programlisting>
+ <para>These examples are for a Creative Sound Blaster Live! sound
+ card. Other available loadable sound modules are listed in
+ <filename>/boot/loader.conf</filename>.</para>
+ <para>Alternatively, you may statically
compile in support for your sound card in your kernel. The
sections below provide the information you need to add support
for your hardware in this manner. For more information about