[snafuu] Re: [Fwd: Re: sound card set up]

  • From: keith frost <pfrostie@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: snafuu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 7 Jan 2002 08:44:35 -0800 (PST)

it is a ess card(second hand) in a isa slot.
i'm running the stock kernel from the potato disks.



--- Garrett LeSage <garrett@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
> Hey! I sent this from my recent road trip, but I
> don't think it made it
> to the list. (I even checked the web archives...)
> 
> -----Forwarded Message-----
> 
> From: Garrett LeSage <garrett@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: snafuu@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [snafuu] sound card set up
> Date: 05 Jan 2002 23:06:02 -0500
> 
> On Sat, 2002-01-05 at 18:24, phrostie wrote:
> > 
> > I've been on linux since 95, but for the first
> time in my life i have a sound 
> > card.  
> > 
> > where is a good place to start?
> > 
> > i'm running a debian sid.  are there any setup
> utils?
> 
> 
> http://www.tux.org/~tbr/sound-debian/
> 
> If you have a PCI sound card, you won't have to use
> isapnp stuff, nor
> will you have to resort to passing arguments to the
> module to get it to
> work (most likely).
> 
> "lspci" will show you what device you have if it is
> indeed a PCI-based
> card.
> 
> If you compiled your kernel yourself, then make sure
> you have the
> adaquate module for your sound card compiled.
> 
> The gist of it is to make sure you have the
> appropriate module for
> support compiled and simply run "modconf" to select
> it. Modconf will
> modprobe it for you, plus set up the necessary stuff
> in /etc/modules so
> that it will automagically work for you on boot.
> Modconf also works for
> non-sound modules as well.
> 
> Garrett
> 
> 


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