[alsa-devel] problems with es1688 isa card on etch and lenny (ok with sarge)

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Wed Feb 6 20:47:30 CET 2008

On 06-02-08 00:05, Norayr Chilingaryan wrote:

> I have an old notebook with ISA sound card which is detected by alsaconf 
> as es18xx, or es1688 or sb16 and works. The problem is appeared when I 
> replaced Debian Sarge with Debian Etch, and when I upgraded Etch to Lenny
> (i. e. with  alsa versions in that distros). So, alsaconf detects and
> configures a sound driver, it works, but after restart to have a sound I
> must run alsaconf again. I think something is changed in the recent alsa
> distributions which probably deals with debian configuration of isa
> cards.

I'm afraid you're probably better of asking somewhere Debian specific. The 
solution is probably as easy as sticking in a

alias snd-card-0 snd-es18xx

somewhere appropriate but where somewhere appropriate is and why it's 
different then before I don't know.


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