[PlanetCCRMA] Onboard sound

David Houghton djh@dmu.ac.uk
Thu Jan 8 05:10:02 2004


 Thanks, I took your advice but
 alsasound start gives

 Cannot find module snd-intel8x0

even though I can see it the 
directory. I did a /sbin/depmod -a and that didn't complain.


On Thu, 8 Jan 2004, derek holzer wrote:

> David,
> 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... ;-)
> best,
> D.


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