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Old 02-11-2006, 12:29 AM   #1
banjzooie
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How to get sound using a Sound Blaster PCI 128 card?


Hello. I've just installed Slackware but don't have any sound. It's rather strange, as both the live CD distros of Linux that I've used (Knoppix and Slax) detect my sound card, Sound Blaster PCI 128, and play sound without a hitch. I assume the sound not playing in Slackware is simply because of lack of a driver, but I wanted to make sure first since I'm so new to Linux. If it is simply that Slackware doesn't come with the driver, then where can I download the driver, and how might I install it?
 
Old 02-11-2006, 01:02 AM   #2
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open a terminal as root better not from KDE and type:
Code:
alsaconf
then use
Code:
alsamixer
to adjust the volumes
 
Old 02-12-2006, 11:01 PM   #3
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It worked! Thank you! For some odd reason, Alsamixer thinks that my sound card is an Ensoniq rather than a Sound Blaster, but the sound plays so that's all that matters. Thank you so much!
 
  


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