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Old 09-12-2003, 05:57 AM   #1
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Question Having Trouble with sound card..I think?

When i shutdown it tells me something about the mixer and then some other lines underneath and it failed i was wondering were to go or what to do to get Linux to find it or fix it. o yeah its on Virtual PC and the sound card is 'Intel 82801DB/DBM/DA AC '97 Audio Controller'...Don't know if you need all that sorry if you don't...thanx in advance.
Old 09-12-2003, 06:03 AM   #2
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Hrm, an AC-97 card. Do you have acpi enabled in your linux kernel?
If its redhat, you dont. If its suse or mandrake.. acpi=on in the startup should fix it up for you.
Redhat needs its kernel recompiled for acpi to work
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it is redhat also on Virtual PC...How do i do that or am i screwed?


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