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Re: Sound problem.

On Wed, 22 Dec 2004 01:00:26 +0100, Andreas Janssen wrote:
> On a Debian system, don't edit /etc/modules.conf. Your changes will be
> overwritten sooner or later. Instead edit a file in /etc/modutils, in
> your case I recommend /etc/modutils/sound, which is the file alsaconf
> would create. Add the following entries (if snd-intel8x0 is the correct
> driver; use lspci and dmesg to get more information):
> alias sound-slot-0 snd-intel8x0
> alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
> options snd-intel8x0 snd_index=0 snd_id="ICH"
> (I have no idea it the snd_id option is correct that way, I just took it
> from your example above)
> After making the changes, run update-modules. If you use kernel 2.6
> instead of 2.4 (which you apparently do), edit /etc/modprobe.d/sound
> instead. Make sure /etc/modprobe.conf is not present (remove it if the
> file is there)
> [...]
> Use lsmod to check if maybe this is the problem. I think the OSS
> driver name is i810_audio.

All correct so far.

> and also make sure that hotplug, alsa-base and discover1
> are installed with the latest versions so that the OSS driver are not
> loaded.

discover1 is optional.  You can also install discover (instead of discover1).
Current (>= 2.0.6-1) versions of discover refrain from loading OSS modules
if alsa-base (>= 1.0.7-1) has been installed.

Thomas Hood

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