Re: How do I configure Audigy LS Soundcard? ALSA, Etch, 7.1 speaker
On Thu, Jun 29, 2006 at 07:25:50AM +0200, steef wrote:
> Søren Christensen wrote:
> >On my new computer I'm trying to set up my Audigy LS SoundBlaster
> >I have run alsaconf several times, chosing the snd-ca0106 drivermodule.
> >Alsaconf has found these cards:
> >hda-intel Intel Corporation 8210G
> >ca0106 Creative Labs SB Audigy LS
> >legacy Probe legacy ISA (non-PnP) chips
> >When I use ca0106 and a 7.1 speaker-system I get no sound-output.
> >When I use hda-intel and plug a simple 2.0 speaker into the onboard
> >soundcard it works.
> >But I bougth the extra soundcard and speakerset to get better sound, can
> >anyone help getting this to work.
> >The speaker set works, it is possible to plug in an external
> >sound-source (i.e. a laptop).
> >I hope it is just to set the soundcard up in the right way.
> you could try to turn your intel_sound_chip off; somewhere in the bios
> of your machine. that did the trick for me on my machine, working on
> sarge 2.6.8_kernel with a soundblaster card working with the ca0106
> chip. install -of course- alsamixer to be able to put surrounding sounds
> a.o. on.
> but: nota bene: the older versions of the ca0106 chip were bugged: see
> the alsa_webpage. so you possibly have to compile a newer driver
> (1.0.11) from /usr/src/alsa into your kernel.
> hope this helps somewhat,
> kind regards,
Still no sound, I disabled the audio in the bios-setup, and now I cannot
choose the Intel-onboard sound, so far so good.
Is there any log-file, that can give me a hint for whats (not)