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Re: How do I tell Debian what the correct soundcard is?

On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 17:02:34 -0000, Striplin, Phil
<phil.striplin@kpmg.co.uk> wrote:

> Debian Sarge, 2.6.8 kernel, running on a PC (Athlon processor, MCI KT3
> motherboard with onboard sound from a Realtek ALC 650 chip – ie AC97). 
> For some reason, immediately after boot, if I start up alsamixer it thinks
> it's working with a totally different soundcard (a Brooktree Bt 878, if it
> matters).  No sound, obviously.  There never has been such a soundcard on
> the system If I run alsaconf, it finds the correct soundcard OK, and sound
> works fine.  Until I boot again, when it reverts. 
> Can someone point this Debian newbie in the direction of how to change this
> so that the correct soundcard is found at boot? 

Have you run "/usr/sbin/alsaconf"?



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