Originally Posted by Chargh
How do you use alsaconf?
It's been a long time, I don't remember what I was talking about, many things have changed, since then. I imagine I thought alsaconf did something to create/enable /dev/dsp.
To run it, type alsaconf at the root prompt in a console and press Return. It is a configurator wizard run in console and, perhaps, will be self-explanatory. I am not particularly familiar with it. Presently, in Mandriva 2007.1, it is in the alsaconf package.
It might be a good idea to look at the man page: