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  1. #1

    MDK 10, SB Live! 24-bit


    Posted this in the hardware forum, but wanted to get a Mandrake specific response.

    I have a Dell Dimension 4550 that came with the CT0200 Dell version of SBLive! 5.1. Culd not get it running even afetr installing alsa-1.06. STill don't know why.

    I figured I'd drop the $30US to get a new sound card which is a Creative SB Live! 24-bit (SB0410), but Mandrake isn't recognizing it. I think the model is too new. The card looks like a stripped down version of the Audigy line, but I can;t find any info on the chipset or drivers for it.

    Has anyone heard of this card and if it can run under linux? How can I install a driver for it if there is one? Can anyone suggest how to get the Dell SB running? I've heard it van be done, but haven't found any posts anywhere that says how they did it.

  2. #2
    What information does

    Code:
    lspci | grep audio
    display? Could you paste it here?

  3. #3
    Tried that under an su terminal, but it says "bash: lspci: command not found"

    Is there an alternate command?

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    Found something called lspcidrake

    lspcidrake |grep audio returned nothing, but just lspcidarke listed:

    intel-agp : Intel Corporation|82845 845 Chipset Host Bridge (MCH) [BRIDGE_HOST]
    unknown : Intel Corp.|82845G/GL [Brookdale-G] Chipset AGP Bridge [BRIDGE_PCI]
    usb-uhci : Intel Corporation|82801DB USB Controller [SERIAL_USB]
    usb-uhci : Intel Corporation|82801DB USB Controller [SERIAL_USB]
    usb-uhci : Intel Corporation|82801DB USB Controller [SERIAL_USB]
    ehci-hcd : Intel Corporation|82801DB USB Enhanced Controller [SERIAL_USB]
    i810_rng : Intel Corporation|82820 815e (Camino 2) Chipset PCI [BRIDGE_PCI]
    i810-tco : Intel Corporation|82801DB 845G/GL Chipset ISA Bridge (ICH4) [BRIDGE_ISA]
    unknown : Intel Corporation|82801DB 845G/GL Chipset IDE Controller [STORAGE_IDE]
    unknown : Intel Corporation|82801DB SMBus Controller [SERIAL_SMBUS]
    Card:ATI Rage 128: ATI|Rage 128 Ultra TF [DISPLAY_VGA]
    unknown : Broadcom Corporation|BCM V.90 56k Modem [COMMUNICATION_MODEM]
    unknown : unknown (1102/0007/1102/1006) [MULTIMEDIA_AUDIO]
    eepro100 : Intel Corporation|EtherExpress PRO/100 [NETWORK_ETHERNET]
    unknown : Linux 2.6.3-7mdk ehci_hcd|EHCI Host Controller [Hub]
    unknown : Linux 2.6.3-7mdk uhci_hcd|UHCI Host Controller [Hub]
    unknown : Linux 2.6.3-7mdk uhci_hcd|UHCI Host Controller [Hub]
    unknown : Linux 2.6.3-7mdk uhci_hcd|UHCI Host Controller [Hub]

  6. #5
    OK, found out that teh pciutils package wasn't installed

    lspci | grep audio returns:

    02:02.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs: Unknown device 0007

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