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Old 06-18-2003, 02:13 PM   #1
liguorir
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Determining sound card name.


I need to add this line to my modules.conf file:

alias snd-card-0 snd-<soundcard-name>

How do I determine the soundcard name?

Thanks,

Robert Liguori
 
Old 06-18-2003, 02:45 PM   #2
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you seem to have many sound questions - have you browsed, in your computer

/usr/share/doc/HOWTO/HTML/en/Sound-HOWTO.html
/usr/share/doc/HOWTO/HTML/en/Sound-Playing-HOWTO.html
/usr/share/doc/HOWTO/HTML/en/mini/Alsa-sound.html
?
 
Old 06-18-2003, 02:47 PM   #3
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Do you have any idea of what make or model of sound card that you happen to have in your computer? Any info at all will help.

No info, no help is the rule, I'm afraid.

How to ask questions about Linux

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Old 06-18-2003, 03:23 PM   #4
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You could also try using the lspci command to give you a list of all your PCI devices. If that isn't informative, crack open the case and take a look at the soundcard itself. Most of the time the manufacturer will print their name and model number on the card somewhere.
 
Old 06-18-2003, 07:23 PM   #5
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Red face Sony Vaio.

Actually there is no pci sound card, the sound card is part of the mother board.

It's a Sony Vaio.

Thanks,

Robert Liguori
 
Old 06-18-2003, 08:28 PM   #6
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On-board sound sucks and the sblive is so cheap.

Sometimes a Google search may find something if the soundcard howto doesn't help.
 
Old 06-20-2003, 05:33 PM   #7
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Onboard devices will still communicate with the rest of the system through either the ISA or PCI bus, so using lspci is still a good idea.
 
Old 06-20-2003, 06:11 PM   #8
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or you could also

less /proc/ioports

that could show the on board card. the sony viao is the computer not the sound card.
 
  


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