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Old 06-14-2003, 05:10 PM   #1
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[solved] Odd soundcard problem Ensoniq/Via


Alright, I have onboard VIA audio and a Soundblaster 16 PCI (Ensoniq 1371), running on Redhat 9.

If I go into "Soundcard Detection" it detects both soundcards. If I choose VIA as my primary soundcard and try to test the Ensoniq, the Ensoniq will play a test sound. If I choose Ensoniq as primary and test VIA, VIA will play the test sound.

Those are the only configurations that work. Obviously you can see my dilemma, when a soundcard is set as Primary, I cannot get anything to play.. grr.. any ideas?

I just disabled onboard Audio in the BIOS settings and the Ensoniq still refuses to work.

(Edit: problem solved after using /dev/dsp1 as output).

Last edited by smiley; 06-15-2003 at 12:18 PM.
Old 06-15-2003, 01:42 AM   #2
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This may be a silly question, but have you tried removing the Soundblaster and just using the onboard sound?


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