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Old 11-04-2004, 12:01 PM   #1
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Alsa-sarge problem

I installed Debian testing (2.4.27-1-386) with all of its Alsa packages
(apt-get install...) so, afaik, I should get full support of my audio card
(Terratec EWX24/96 i.e. ice1712).
During boot the card gets well detected (Detecting Harware) but then, when "Starting Alsa" comes out, I can see an error message stating "no soundcard found".
If, as root, I use alsaconf I get the message "No supported PnP or PCI card found".
But using lspci I get (amongs the rest):

0000:02:0d.0 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies Inc. ICE1712
[Envy24] PCI Multi-Channel I/O Controller (rev 02)
Subsystem: TERRATEC Electronic GmbH: Unknown device 1130
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 21
I/O ports at df80 [size=32]
I/O ports at dfa0 [size=16]
I/O ports at df60 [size=16]
I/O ports at de80 [size=64]
Capabilities: [80] Power Management version 1

I found many posts with suggestions about OSS drivers preventing Alsa driver to load if loaded before it, but that does not seem to be my case, as lsmod prints out:

Module Size Used by Not tainted
soundcore 3268 0 (autoclean)
input 3040 0 (autoclean)
apm 8364 1 (autoclean)
parport_pc 19432 1 (autoclean)
lp 5540 0
parport 21608 1 [parport_pc lp]
printer 6912 1
hw_random 2456 0 (unused)
ehci-hcd 14796 0 (unused)
usb-ohci 16488 0 (unused)
usb-uhci 19504 0 (unused)
usbcore 52268 1 [printer ehci-hcd usb-ohci usb-uhci]
e100 42868 1
agpgart 39108 0 (unused)
nls_cp437 4284 2 (autoclean)
vfat 8716 1 (autoclean)
fat 27576 0 (autoclean) [vfat]
sr_mod 11640 0 (unused)
cdrom 26212 0 [sr_mod]
rtc 5768 0 (autoclean)
ext3 65388 2 (autoclean)
jbd 34628 2 (autoclean) [ext3]
sd_mod 10764 8 (autoclean)
aic7xxx 121944 4 (autoclean)
scsi_mod 86020 3 (autoclean) [sr_mod sd_mod aic7xxx]
unix 12720 133 (autoclean)

so I don't see any sound driver loaded.

Any ideas?
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