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I've just installed Mandrake 8.2 and i cannot get the soundcards to configure correctly. I have to sound cards a midiman delta 66 and a soundblaster live. They are both recognized by the computer, but when I start up I get this message :
SNDCTL_DSP_SETFMT invalid argument
using null output device
I have also just found out that I have the old alsa installed instead of the new 9.0 package.
I can't seem to quite figure out how to get rid of the old alsa drivers and
install the new ones.
When I input lsmod the driver doesn't show up. Then I modprob the driver and it shows up like this:
Being A newbie I really don't know what's up with the list
except it tells you what's loaded and what is not.
I've also tried sndconfig and it says that there is an invalid buffer size 0
I've looked up some info and realize that with the delta 66 card you have to
use ALSA, but I'm not sure if I haved the configured right either.
Some of the alsa programs are loaded on my system, but they don't seem to be doing anything.
I have also disabled plug and play os in the bios.
I really want to do multi track recording and of course play MP3's so I can get rid of Windows