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Re: /etc/modprobe.d/sound does't work

On Thu, Jun 02, 2005 at 05:16:39PM +0100, Shidai Liu wrote:
> Hi there,
> Linux without sound sucks. Please help me sort it out.
> I'm struggling to get my sound card nm256av working under kernel 2.6.11. As 
> some searches from google tell me, the alsa driver for neomagic 2200 has 
> problem. It can detect the souncard but can't drive it correctly. QUOTE from 
> http://www.linups.org/modules/doc/documentos/thinkpad-us/thinkpad-us.html
> ...
> "With a first look it may seem enough to enable the *NM256AV/NM256ZX
> audio*driver, but it's not even near the truth, because there are two
> versions of
> the NeoMagic audio chip: AV, SoundBlaster compatible and ZX, AC97 
> compatible. This driver enables AC97 sound and it doesn't work for the AV 
> chip."
> ...
> I try to use some alternative drivers like opl3sa2/es423x etc. But the 
> problem is when you make any changes to /etc/modprobe.d/sound followed by 
> update-modules, the system will still dectect the soundcard as nm256 and 
> load the driver nm256 (I guess this is due to hotplug??).
> My question is how to tell the hotplug not to handle the sound card 
> automatically and how to get the settings in /etc/modprobe.d/sound to work? 
> Many thanks for any help.

echo driver_you_don't_want >> /etc/hotplug/blacklist


echo driver_you_don't_want >> /etc/hotplug/blacklist.d/sound


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