Re: How do I tell Debian what the correct soundcard is?
On Fri, 14 Jan 2005 17:02:34 -0000, Striplin, Phil
> 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"?