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Old 03-08-2002, 03:26 PM   #1
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Sound Card Configuratioin


How do you setup and configure the sound card in Slackware 8. Also What is BitchX

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Old 03-08-2002, 04:06 PM   #2
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Is it an ISA PnP card?
 
Old 03-08-2002, 04:08 PM   #3
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Yes, It is a sound blaster 16
 
Old 03-08-2002, 04:54 PM   #4
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Some month ago I installed such cards in Suse 6.4 and Mandrake 8.1 with success.


I am not sure that it is the same case in Slackware and unfortunately I do not remember everything, but perhaps I can give you a good starting point.


1. First check if there is an option "Plug&Play OS installed" or something like that in the BIOS. If yes, uncheck that otherwise your card will not work.


2. Your Slackware may have own PnP configuration tools installed, so there is a chance that everything is OK now. Try if your sound card works.

3. If not, you can e.g. use the ISAPNP tools (I did so), which may be on your installation CD. The ISAPNP package's install file contains all the information you need, please read that.


However, I write here what I did, at least so far as I can recall:


- in /etc/modules.conf edit the section for your sb 16 card, uncommenting all configuration lines in that section.


- after installation of ISAPNP, create an isapnp.conf file by running pnpdump in a terminal window, as follows:
pnpdump > /etc/isapnp.conf
- if necessary, edit the /etc/isapnp.conf file created to correspond to the settings in the /etc/modules.conf file.
 
Old 03-08-2002, 04:56 PM   #5
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Some month ago I installed such cards in Suse 6.4 and Mandrake 8.1 with success.


I am not sure that it is the same case in Slackware and unfortunately I do not remember everything, but perhaps I can give you a good starting point.



1. First check if there is an option "Plug&Play OS installed" or something like that in the BIOS. If yes, uncheck that otherwise your card will not work.



2. Your Slackware may have own PnP configuration tools installed, so there is a chance that everything is OK now. Try if your sound card works.


3. If not, you can e.g. use the ISAPNP tools (I did so), which may be on your installation CD. The ISAPNP package's install file contains all the information you need, please read that.


However, I write here what I did, at least so far as I can recall:


- in /etc/modules.conf edit the section for your sb 16 card, uncommenting all configuration lines in that section.


- after installation of ISAPNP, create an isapnp.conf file by running pnpdump in a terminal window, as follows:
pnpdump > /etc/isapnp.conf
- if necessary, edit the /etc/isapnp.conf file created to correspond to the settings in the /etc/modules.conf file.
 
Old 03-09-2002, 01:41 AM   #6
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Look into the /etc/rc.d/rc.modules file. Scroll down to the sound section. There should be an entry for a Sound Blaster Pro/16. Remove the ' # ' in front of the line that starts with ' /sbin/modprobe sb ' and make any changes to the parameters on that line. Then either reboot or take and copy the ' /sbin/modprobe ' line and run it from a command prompt.
 
Old 03-11-2002, 03:27 PM   #7
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Thanks for all the help everyone!!
 
  


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