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Quote:> First forgive me if I posted in the wrong NG but I didn't know where that
> would fit...
You can always check the alsa-user mailling list archives for info
> I have two soundcards in my computer : one is a SoundBlaster 16PCI and the
> other is a AC97 VT686A on-board chip.
> I installed ALSA-drivers 0.90rc6 so that I could use both. But only one of
> those cards (the SoundBlaster) is available. I can't reach the other one,
> and I have found no docs on how to do that.
You want to have two entries in your ~/.asoundrc (you created that
didn't you? :)
You'll want two entries per card, that look like this:
I don't know if sb16 and vt686a are correct in the above example.
Put the actual name of device driver that's loaded for each card
You can then use either card by using -D hw:0 or -D hw:1 in aplay.
Other apps all seem to have different semantics for alsa right now,
but the general hw:0 and hw:1 are relatively consistent.
Quote:> The SoundBlaster is in OSS emulation mode, and works perfectly - except that
> every time I reload the modules, all the mixer parameters (pcm volume, etc.)
> are set to 0.
Try alsactl store 0 and 1 to store your card parameters after setting
them up. alsactl restore <card> will put them back. These are
generally run by the alsasound init script.
Quote:> Can anybody give a hint or pointers to decent docs?
Check out alsa-project.org. The documentation is minimal but there
are some decent examples in there, and they seem to be getting
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