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Old 02-24-2003, 11:14 PM   #1
kev0lush
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Unhappy the module is there, but the silence goes on


I am having trouble w/ my sound card.

This is probably something terribly simple, but all the HOWTO's and documentation I can find skip over the basic stuff, which is rather important as I have been using linux for... [checking watch] ... 32 hours.

lspci says:

ES1371 [AudioPCI-97] (rev09)

...this is good, considering I know this to be the sound card installed in my machine.

Not only that, but I found the correct module in the kernel I am using [2.4.18] in /lib/modules/2.4.18/kernel/drivers/sound/

Unfortunately, that knowledge does not get springsteen blaring out of my speakers...

Where can I learn how to make use of that module so the kernel will recognize it?

[ Just in case this bit of info affects the situation: During installation I somehow accidentally bypassed installing lilo, and have therefore been booting the system off of a boot disk ]
 
Old 02-24-2003, 11:29 PM   #2
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open the file /etc/rc.d/dc.modules and uncomment the line that contains the module for your card (mine it:
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/sbin/modprobe emu10k1
should be in the sound card support section
 
Old 02-25-2003, 07:44 AM   #3
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Have you tried with something else than Springsteen ? . . .
 
Old 02-25-2003, 09:35 PM   #4
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For your card it should be

modprobe es1371

It doesn't matter if it is an actual Ensoniq card or a relabled card from SoundBlaster it is still the same chipset. But in rc.modules it is listed under the SoundBlaster driver section. And the command can be entered manually as well.
 
Old 02-25-2003, 09:38 PM   #5
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C++freak -- thanks for the help, it worked (i'm embarrassed at how simple it was, shoulda been able to figure it out)

bynaar - thanks for the advice, but it appears linux IS compatible w/ the boss :-P


- kev0lush


"life is just a tire swing." j/b
 
Old 02-25-2003, 11:51 PM   #6
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No problem kev0lush


Cheers
 
Old 02-27-2003, 01:40 PM   #7
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yea, thats one thing you will see about linux....there are going to be things that will drive you nuts but once you find out how its done you will look back and laugh at how easy it was.
 
  


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