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Old 06-08-2010, 02:32 PM   #1
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10.04 intermittent sound card detection

I am having a very strange problem with my sound card. I have found that occasionally when I boot up my system the sound card is not detected. I could understand that there may be driver issues if it was never detected but it usually works again after a reboot. I read that it might help to switch to ALSA so I switched the audio input and output to ALSA and thought it had fixed the problem but I just noticed that the sound card was not connected on my most recent boot up. Any ideas?
Old 06-09-2010, 07:13 AM   #2
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there may be something wrong with your sound card.

you can test your sound card with beep -f 200 > /dev/dsp
(need to instal beep, try changing dsp to dsp1)

there should be some more info about detecting sound card in logs.
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What logs should I be looking in? I am pretty sure beep isn't going to be a worthwhile test if I can see that the sound card wasn't detected from sound recorder.



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