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Ensoniq ES1371 AudioPCI (snd-ens1371) does not work on ASUS K50IN (BackTrack 5 R2)

I am pretty new to linux and i can't fix my soundcard problem.
As in topic i got ASUS K50IN with BackTrack 5 R2 and soundcard Ensoniq ES1371 AudioPCI (probably module snd-ens1371).
This solution is probably too hard for me, because i never compile kernel etc


root@bt:/lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/sound/core# modinfo soundcore
filename: /lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/sound/soundcore.ko
license: GPL
author: Alan Cox
description: Core sound module
srcversion: BB6A5227AD1E780FCB16B19
intree: Y
vermagic: 3.2.6 SMP mod_unload CORE2
root@bt:~# locate snd-timer
root@bt:~# locate snd-hwdep
root@bt:~# locate snd-page-alloc.ko
root@bt:~# cd /lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/sound/core/
root@bt:/lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/sound/core# ls -l
total 240
drwxr-xr-x 2 root root 4096 2012-02-24 14:24 seq
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 4700 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-hrtimer.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 9720 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-hwdep.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 61980 2012-02-17 17:41 snd.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 11824 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-page-alloc.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 88980 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-pcm.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 24076 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-rawmidi.ko
-rw-r--r-- 1 root root 26596 2012-02-17 17:41 snd-timer.ko
root@bt:/# modinfo snd-ens1371
filename: /lib/modules/3.2.6/kernel/sound/pci/snd-ens1371.ko
description: Ensoniq/Creative AudioPCI ES1371+
license: GPL
author: Jaroslav Kysela <>, Thomas Sailer <>
srcversion: 8698E6BC364417106C0E8CB
alias: pci:v00001102d00008938sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias: pci:v00001274d00005880sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
alias: pci:v00001274d00001371sv*sd*bc*sc*i*
depends: snd-pcm,snd,snd-rawmidi,gameport,snd-ac97-codec
intree: Y
vermagic: 3.2.6 SMP mod_unload CORE2
parm: index:Index value for Ensoniq AudioPCI soundcard. (array of int)
parm: id:ID string for Ensoniq AudioPCI soundcard. (array of charp)
parm: enable:Enable Ensoniq AudioPCI soundcard. (array of bool)
parm: joystick_port:Joystick port address. (array of int)
parm: spdif:S/PDIF output (-1 = none, 0 = auto, 1 = force). (array of int)
parm: lineio:Line In to Rear Out (0 = auto, 1 = force). (array of int)
root@bt:/# modprobe snd-ens1371
root@bt:/# alsamixer
F6 Select sound card
Sound Card
- (default)
0 HDA NVidia
enter device name...
Phonon - KDE Control Module
Output Device Preference for the 'Music' Category
HDA NVidia (ALC662 rev1 Analog) // it works when i click test (i hear sound)
Ensoniq AudioPCI ENS1371 (ES1361 DAC2/ADC) // its not activated or smg, i cant test my soundcard
Jack Audio Connection Kit
GNU nano 2.2.2 File: /etc/modules

# /etc/modules: kernel modules to load at boot time.
# This file contains the names of kernel modules that should be loaded
# at boot time, one per line. Lines beginning with "#" are ignored.

root@bt:/# uname -r
root@bt:/# cat /proc/asound/cards
0 [NVidia ]: HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia
HDA NVidia at 0xfae78000 irq 22
root@bt:/# cat /etc/modprobe.d/sound
cat: /etc/modprobe.d/sound: No such file or directory
please help i need a sound


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