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Hi again Still can't get the damn card working or is it cause I'm using the SPIDF output on the card. Another problem is that whenever I try the ALSA ...
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    Realtek AC'97 again!


    Hi again

    Still can't get the damn card working or is it cause I'm using the SPIDF output on the card. Another problem is that whenever I try the ALSA drivers they won't start as it says it can't install the AOSS package, what is it and where can I get it, if its at all possible.

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    The source code copy from www.alsa-project.org. ver:A1.8
    Linux Source Code for ALC audio codec

    Installation:
    This Source Code is from www.alsa-project.org.
    For driver installation, please follow below steps.

    Step 1. Unzip source code
    tar xfvj alcsound.tar.bz2

    Step 2. Turn on sound support (soundcore module)

    Step 3. Complied source code
    a. ./Configure
    b. make install
    c. ./snddevices

    Step 4. Edit your /etc/modules.conf or conf.modules depending on the Distribution
    (Please refer to the attached modules.conf)

    Step 5. reboot your machine

    Note: 1. The most detail information, can refer the INSTALL file in the alcsound.tar.bz2.
    2. Kernel Version must be 2.2.14 or later.
    3. All mixer channels are muted by default. You must use a native
    or OSS mixer program to unmute appropriate channels.
    4. If can not compile the source code, try to rename the /usr/src/linux-2.x -> /usr/src/linux.
    5. The driver added to support the SPDIF functoin.

    -------------------------------------------------------------------------------
    modules.conf


    alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
    alias usb-controller usb-uhci
    #alias sound-slot-0 via82cxxx_audio //remark this line, this is default audio driver

    #====== added those lines =============
    alias char-major-116 snd
    options snd snd_major=116 snd_cards_limit=1
    #--- Intel 8x0 and SiS 7012 ----------
    alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
    options snd-intel8x0 snd_index=0 snd_id="ICH"
    #--- Via8233 -------------------------------
    #alias snd-card-0 snd-via8233
    #options snd-via8233 snd_index=0 snd_id="Via8233"
    #--- Via686A (B) ---------------------------
    #alias snd-card-0 snd-via686a
    #options snd-via686a snd_index=0 snd_id="Via686"
    #-----------------------------------------------
    alias char-major-14 soundcore
    alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-0
    alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
    alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
    alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
    alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
    alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss
    #=================================
    post-install sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
    pre-remove sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1 || :

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    Sound module

    How do I turn on sound module????

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