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Re: C-Media CMI 8738 soundcard

On Sat, 7 Dec 2002, Marcin Fusinski wrote:

> Date: Sat, 7 Dec 2002 18:54:14 +0100
> From: Marcin Fusinski <qrchaque@master.pl>
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: C-Media CMI 8738 soundcard
> Resent-Date: Sat,  7 Dec 2002 11:54:33 -0600 (CST)
> Resent-From: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Greetings!
> On Sat, 7 Dec 2002, mtsouk@freemail.gr wrote:
> > I have downloaded kernel 2.4.18 sources and built a custom kernel.
> > I want some quick and dirty instuctions on how to install and test my
> > C-Media on board CMI 8738 soundcard and know that it is working properly.
> Modprobing the cmpci module should be enough. Check if you compiled it
> in /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/sound/
> add your users to group audio and just do 'modprobe cmpci' or use the
> modconf tool...
> > I would rather prefer to use the kernel and not any other drivers (like
> > alsa), if possible.
> AFAIR the module works just fine - at least I had no problems with it on
> Asus A7V333 mobo.
> Regards,

It finally worked for me as well.

It seems that the problem was that KDE could not play any sounds, so I
manually added wavp as wav files player.
Now everything works well.

Have a nice week,

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