two sound cards, keeping their HW number

Reed B mtshabalala.308 at
Sat Oct 13 11:55:26 BST 2007

On 10/13/07, defred <defred at> wrote:
> Hello, it's my first post on the list and for a more linux / Alsa
> oriented question.
> My laptop runs an ubuntu "studiofied", there is an internal sound device
> (intel-something), and an Echo IndigoDJ (pcmcia device). Now when I boot
> my computer these two devices use an hardware address of type hw:0 or
> hw:1. But not always the same, so sometimes my XMMS will play on the
> internal soundcard because the configured address is hw:1 which was
> previously the Echo device. I'm tired of having to modify options each
> time the address are messed up.
> Is there a way to "force" the sound devices to always have the same
> hardware address ?
> (I can't find a way to find this on the web, don't know if its more an
> alsa thing or a system issue)
> dF
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This might be a silly question and i dont know what Mother board you have,
but have u checket the BIOS you may be able to disable the on board sound
card there... Its a shot in the dark.. but good luck.
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