Yeah, those aureal cards can be a complete waste of time under linux, as the project on them dropped out a while ago (at least when I was trying to get my mom's PC setup it did, maybe it's back, or maybe I just sucked really bad back then, probably both
), so you may have more trouble than it's worth, and you may just want to hunt around for a SB compatible card, plug it in, and mess with it instead. You can probably pick one up, including shipping for ~$15. Of course this is US, so whatever the conversion is. I bet you could probably bum one for free from some local geek shop that fixes computers. You might have to swap em for a copy of RH or something, but they are usually pretty cool.