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Re: sound problems (was: Re: sound card problem (no /proc/asound/sndstat))

On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 10:27:50 +0800, Safirst C. Ke wrote:
> ?? Mon, 05 Feb 2007 19:25:09 +0800??Florian Kulzer
> ????:


> >I am afraid that Sarge might be too old to support your card. However,
> >to be sure we need the full output of "lspci" and of "uname -a". (The
> >first command will list all your PCI hardware and the second one will
> >tell us which kernel you are running.) Furthermore, which kind of laptop
> >are you using? We need maker (Samsung?) and model.
> >
> lspci AND uname -a OUPUT:
> 0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp.: Unknown device 27a0 (rev 03)

[ snip: more lines with "unknown device" ]

> Linux X11 2.6.8-3-386 #1 Thu Sep 7 05:39:52 UTC 2006 i686 GNU/Linux
> It looks really not good. :(
> Actually,all of my USB devices don't work including USB mouse and
> Removable Disk.
> I am using Samsung X11(X11 is its model):

Ah, OK, you mentioned this before but I mistook "X11" for a reference to
the X Window System...

> Intel Centrino Duo T2050
> 14.1" WXGA Glare
> NV 7400 128MB
> 512MB DDR533

I agree with the posters in your "USB" thread that it is probably best
for you to upgrade to Etch or to install it freshly with the current RC
installer or the latest nightly build. Most of your problems will
probably go away as soon as you use the newer kernel of Etch. (Etch will
soon be released as the new "stable" version of Debian anyway, replacing

Tuxmobil has two entries for Samsung X11 laptops; they are for Gentoo
rather than Debian, but they might be helpful nonetheless:


Another useful website is this one:


You can copy/paste the output of "lspci -n" into the form and it will
tell you which drivers you need. This will give you a good impression
how well your hardware is supported in the newest kernel.


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