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Old 03-01-2011, 01:33 AM   #1
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figure out which sound card


Hi all.

i have an old system. I am total layman in reading motherboards and chipsets. is there anyway in any linux distro, which can tell me what kind of sound card i have so i can search and install it ?

Basically i am concerned about finding what sound card i have in my system. any way of doing it using linux shell ?
 
Old 03-01-2011, 01:46 AM   #2
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You should be getting message on boot, I'm working on cs46xx module.

I think this is command
cat /dev/sndstat
or
cat /dev/sndstat

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Old 03-01-2011, 01:51 AM   #3
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Dear Sir,

I didnt get it, kindly explain pls
 
Old 03-01-2011, 01:55 AM   #4
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What os are you using?
What type of machine?
 
Old 03-01-2011, 03:17 AM   #5
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If you have a linux shell type
Code:
lspci -v
and look for
Code:
Audio device
in the output.
 
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