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I have a slack 12 install with two sound cards, a built on AC97 compliant and a SB Audigy 2. How do I get Slack to use the Audigy as ...
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    How do I set a default sound card?


    I have a slack 12 install with two sound cards, a built on AC97 compliant and a SB Audigy 2. How do I get Slack to use the Audigy as the default. Baring that, what is the easiest way to disable the AC97 in Slack, without disabling it in the cmos.

    Ideally I would like to use the AC97 for VOIP and the Audigy for main sound.

    Thanks in advance.

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    did you try alsaconf, alsaconf will detects two sound card, then configure only one of them.
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    Yeah, I tried that. I ran alsaconf, and configured the SB and not the AC97. Yet the AC97 is still being loaded and used as the default.

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    After having manually installed a system with multiple soundcards only once,and that didn't have the requirements that you have, I know I'm not the one to answer you. I did find this however. It may be of some use...
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    Thank you Freston for pointing me inthe right direction. That link was most helpfull. My sound is finally configured right in Slack.

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