[PlanetCCRMA] Onboard sound

derek holzer derek@x-i.net
Thu Jan 8 04:32:02 2004


David Houghton wrote:
> lspci -v as root and looking for "multimedia devices", gives
>  Intel 82801DB AC'97
> which doesn't look like a sound card.

Yes, I am pretty sure that this is a Intel i820-compatible sound card 
using AC97 codec. Try using snd-intel8x0 modules.

I have always found that using motherboard-based soundcards is *always* 
a hassel. Sometimes they only play, but don't record, or have trouble 
with the sample rate, or some other nonsense, even with the propoer 
dirvers. When doing workshops, I always ask the hosts to find at least 
some cheap soundblaster clones, rather than work with such little 
beasts. I might suggest the same to you. But for emergencies and backup, 
it is always nice to have something there... ;-)


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