Sound card

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anthony2010
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Sound card

Post by anthony2010 »

Hi all.
I have a sound card issue and need help!

ok from the top: I started out with Ubuntu 7:10. all was fine until upgrades came out and killed my sound. I moved over to Mint. I love it but the same thing happenned again. I think its my nvidia (onboard) sound card. So What I id was put another sound card in the slot. Now what happens is that sometimes when I boot up the pc runs the Nvidia card ( various sockets depending on how it feels) and other times the cheap soundcard is chosen. It a pain in the rear end having to haul out my pc to try all the holes to see which one the computer likes today.

I would like to set the machine to default to just one sound card and one bloomin socket on that card.

Is there a way to do this guys?

Yours in mintiness.

Anthony.
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Re: Sound card

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Go into BIOS and disable the onboard sound card.
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Re: Sound card

Post by anthony2010 »

Hi.

Thanks for your reply.
Which F key is it that opens BIOS? Does anyone know?


Thanks.

ant.
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Re: Sound card

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That depends on your computer, any of the F's is used, sometimes Del, Ins etc etc. Try, or check if the first screen tells you what button to "launch setup"
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Re: Sound card

Post by anthony2010 »

Thanks for that! (it was [Del] )

Ive had a snoop around the bios and cannot see anything that refers to the sound cards.

Is there a way to set which soundcard is defaulted to within mint itself?or would it just be easier to remove the one in the pci slot and see if mint plays nice with the onboard one again?

ant.
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