Re: sound with Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW
On Sat, Feb 16, 2008 at 03:46:21PM +0800, Clayton wrote:
> I have several old Thinkpads of Pentium II & III vintage, and have
> found with recent kernels that sound (and other things too!!) support
> kind of comes and goes. It would seem that kernel developers all have
> nice shiny new machines.
I have a couple of old thinkpads too...
> To solve most of my sound card headaches I bought a pair of USB
> headphones, and a pair of high-quality USB speakers. I have also found
> that if I blacklist the module for the internal sound card, when I plug
> in a USB sound device it becomes the one and only default sound device,
> and almost all software talks to it just fine. (Getting some software
> to talk to a USB sound card in the second position is non-trivial....)
Now that is an interesting idea -- walk round the problem. Thanks for
that thought. What software has problems with this, though?