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Re: ALSA and ThinkPad 560

ALSA works perfectly on my Thinkpad A20p. You may want to check out 
www.linux-thinkpad.org (although it seems to be down at the moment) which has 
a long list of links describing how to install and configure the various 
eccentric drivers in the different Thinkpad models.


On Friday 24 November 2000 16:10, Pollywog wrote:
> I replaced the commercial OSS drivers in my desktop machine with the ALSA
> drivers, and it works great.  The reason I could not get it to work in the
> past was that I did not know I had to download the drivers from the ALSA
> website, and I thought the Debian ALSA packages were sufficient.
> Now I want to try installing the ALSA drivers to my ThinkPad 560 also, and
> I know that my ThinkPad uses the ESS Autodrive drivers in Windows.  Does
> anyone know how to get ALSA to work on a ThinkPad?  I have tried to
> configure ALSA for ESS Autodrive and alsaconf just aborts.
> Maybe I need to use a different driver, not ESS Autodrive.  My desktop has
> a VibraX card but I had to configure ALSA for SB16 PnP to get it to work,
> so perhaps a different driver is needed on the ThinkPad also.
> thanks
> --
> Andrew

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