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autophil 06-28-2011 10:22 AM

sound card configuration
 
I have an ATI SB4x0 audio card in my laptop and have been battling to get any sound out of it. Then I saw a solution in the Ubuntu forum. They reckon that it is a fault of ALSA that tries to install the incorrect driver for this card. This guy says that he fixed it [http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=5148501]

by adding
options snd-hda-intel model=3stack


to the file
/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base

Now the problem is: This file does not exist in Slackware (not in Zenwalk anyway). So is there another script that could be modified to solve this?
In /etc/modprobe.d/ there is a sound.conf file but I am a bit nervous to sdit it especially as it says Do not edit this file!
Any sugestions will be very much welcomed. Cheers.

adamk75 06-28-2011 10:44 AM

You can create your own configuration file under /etc/modprobe.d/ and add just that line to it.

Adam

autophil 06-28-2011 01:55 PM

Thanks adamk75.
So what I did was I saved a text file in /etc/modprobe.d called alsa-base with that single line in it. Does that sound good?

adamk75 06-28-2011 02:55 PM

Yep.

hpfeil 06-29-2011 12:47 PM

Might want to rename that file: /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

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Obquote:
"All files underneath the /etc/modprobe.d directory which end with the .conf extension specify those options as required."
-(module-init-tools-3.12, man modprobe.d)

adamk75 06-29-2011 12:48 PM

Ahhh, good catch. Thanks.


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