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Old 05-31-2006, 11:36 AM   #1
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MCP51 AC97 Audio Controller not recognized by alsaconf

Hi all,
I can't get sound to work.

uname -r:
2.6.15-1-amd64-k8-smp (Debian Etch)

alsaconf (alsa-base-1.0.10-3) doesn't detect anything but my tuner (bt878 Audio Capture)

although I have this:
hwinfo --sound :
31: PCI 10.2: 0401 Multimedia audio controller
[Created at pci.277]
UDI: /org/freedesktop/Hal/devices/pci_10de_26b
Unique ID: nmR3.LDGwbA6mGD4
SysFS ID: /devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:10.2
SysFS BusID: 0000:00:10.2
Hardware Class: sound
Model: "Foxconn International MCP51 AC97 Audio Controller"
Vendor: pci 0x10de "nVidia Corporation"
Device: pci 0x026b "MCP51 AC97 Audio Controller"
SubVendor: pci 0x105b "Foxconn International, Inc."
SubDevice: pci 0x0ca8
Revision: 0xa2
I/O Ports: 0xdc00-0xdcff (rw)
I/O Ports: 0xd800-0xd8ff (rw)
Memory Range: 0xfebfc000-0xfebfcfff (rw,non-prefetchable)
IRQ: 5 (no events)
Module Alias: "pci:v000010DEd0000026Bsv0000105Bsd00000CA8bc04sc01i00"
Config Status: cfg=new, avail=yes, need=no, active=unknown

A newbie's question then, how do I make my card seen so alsa will configure it properly ?

Thanks for your time.
Old 05-31-2006, 01:00 PM   #2
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whats lsmod? do you have your driver loaded for it? maybe 'modprobe snd-intel8x0'


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