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Old 01-09-2005, 12:44 PM   #1
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Question Help needed!

i just tried my thiz linux cd that i had with my motherboard and i cant get my sound card work

its a sound blaster live!

evey time i boot it tells me : Error while initializing sound driver
device /dev/dsp/ cant be opened(no such device)
the sound server will continue, using the null output device...

What should i do to get my soundcard works?

thank you

Old 01-09-2005, 02:41 PM   #2
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Look around in /etc/rc.d You should find rc.modules and try to edit it. If it's a SB Live! it needs emu10k1 module (cause the error probably means that you don't have a proper driver). Try to add:
/sbin/modprobe emu10k1 to the script.


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