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I have an old machine I'd like to set up to pipe streaming music to my stereo, but DSL isn't seeing my sound card. I re-seated it in its slot ...
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- 08-08-2009 #1
- Join Date
- Aug 2009
Sound card not detected in DSL 2.4.31
I've read through similar problems discussed in the forums and I've run a few programs I hoped would clear things up. Here's what I ran:
modprobe: Can't locate module snd
*added snd to the end of /etc/modules (soundcore was already present)
modinfo: /lib/modules/s.4.31/kernel/sound/acore/snd.o is not owned by root
modinfo: snd: no module by that name found
(repeated three times)
alsaconf also said the /var/temp/alsaconf.cards file was missing.
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 430FX - 82437FX TSC [Triton I] (rev 01)
0000:00:07.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82371FB PIIX ISA [Triton I] (rev 02)
0000:00:0d.0 Ethernet controller: Linksys NC100 Network Everywhere Fast Ethernet 10/100 (rev 11)
0000:00:0e.0 VGA compatible controller: S3 Inc. 86c764/765 [Trio32/64/64V+] (rev 43)
Module Size Used by Not tainted
apm 9736 1 (autoclean)
mousedev 3832 0 (unused)
hid 22788 0 (unused)
input 3168 0 [mousedev hid]
usbcore 58240 0 [hid]
cloop 39364 0 (unused)
af_packet 13608 0 (autoclean)
reiserfs 169584 0 (autoclean)
ext3 64388 0 (autoclean)
jbd 46804 0 (autoclean) [ext3]
ntfs 50944 0 (autoclean)
msdos 4684 0 (autoclean)
nls_iso8859-1 2844 2 (autoclean)
nls_cp437 4348 0 (autoclean)
tulip 40608 1
crc32 2816 0 [tulip]
serial 52196 0 (autoclean)
ieee1394 183300 0
pcmcia_core 39840 0
ide-cd 28768 0
ide-scsi 9264 0
rtc 7004 0 (autoclean)
From what I can see, it's simply not detecting the card. The sound card is a Reveal SC400 rev 3 (as printed on the chips on the card itself). As this machine is an old hand-me-down, I've got none of the documents or manuals.
I'm a new Linux user hoping to learn the ropes. In a DOS environment I'd know where to look to see where the card should be detected, but Linux is a new language to me. I'd like to get this little thing licked so I can go back to playing with Xubuntu on my bigger machine.
Can anyone give me some help getting the sound running on this old beast?
- 08-09-2009 #2
- Join Date
- Jul 2008