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Re: Soundblaster Audigy LS not working (detected OK?)

On Saturday, 10.12.2005 at 13:28 -0600, Hugo Vanwoerkom wrote:

> Let's make sure: this is the card with the big chip on it that says 
> "CREATIVE ca0106-dat" and at the outer edge: "Sound Blaster Live 
> 24-bit", ok?

Actually, it's this:

And on the Creative site:

This is sold as a "Soundblaster Audigy SE 7.1" - although lspci
identifies it as "0000:01:08.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative
Labs SB Audigy LS".

Not sure this is actually the same card as you have.

> Then I tried to use it and the sound is sh*t if you pardon the 
> expression: just hickups.
> That's funny because I bought the card because I was unsure of the 
> onboard chip in my new mobo. Turns out *that* works perfectly and my 
> sure bet: *forget it*.
> I did *not* disable the onboard chip.
> Just added CONFIG_SND_CA0106=M in the kernel compile.
> The kernel version matters: support for this thing was added in 2.6.12?
> You did not say what kernel version you have.
> Then I used alsaconf to select the chip.
> But playing through it is a mess. I'd like to see what yours sounds like.

Well, I've no idea at the moment, because it won't work :-/

I've got my own build of 2.6.12 which includes the above module.


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