>> >> Because you need to be able to give the options to the sb module. Depmod >> wont. > > Can't you just stick an "options" line into /etc/modutils/aliases? I'm > using > options sb io=0x220 irq=9 dma=0 dma16=5 mpu_io=0x300 > > and it seems to work. I stumbled upon this idea in > .../linux/Documentation/sound/AWE32 > Yep, that is the long term solution, I was offering a quick show that it works.