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Re: Errors starting up alsa

On 2004-02-01, Niels L. Ellegaard penned:
> "Monique Y. Herman" <spam@bounceswoosh.org> writes:
>> Sorry for jumping into this thread late ... will the alsa intel8x0
>> module work for any card using the ac97_codec module?
> In the alsa howto there is a brief description of the hardware
> supported by alsa http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Alsa-sound-3.html#ss3.3
> I am not a great alsa master, so I can only give you a proof of
> existence. I use kernel 2.4.22 and I have have a k7s5a card. I can
> choose between a module called ac97_codec and alsa (which again uses a
> module called snd-ac97-codec). However I cannot load both ac97 modules
> at the same time.

Aha!  When I was looking for this info a few days ago, I found this link


and guessed from that that it wasn't supported.  Good to see I was

> There is a very specific description of the k7s5a card in the k7s5a
> howto, but you can probably find more general descriptions elsewhere.
> http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/K7s5a-HOWTO.html

Thank you!  I will go read that.

>                                 Niels
> PS: Is k7s5a short for kissa?

No idea ...


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