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Old 12-01-2008, 12:31 PM   #1
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regarding sound card driver

hi,i am trying to learn linux..
i don't have the sound card driver in my pc.
i want to know ..that what is sound card driver and to get a appropiate driver ,what i should know and how about my pc.
Old 12-01-2008, 12:53 PM   #2
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in linux "drivers" are "modules". Most sound cards are supported by "alsa" or "oss" (Open Sound System) modules.
"lsmod | grep alsa" or "lsmod | grep oss" print anything?
Also it would be helpful if you post your soundcard and your distro.


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