Sound card not working

Tony Arnold tony.arnold at
Tue Jun 28 09:11:57 UTC 2005

On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 15:40 -0700, crimsun at wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 27, 2005 at 09:54:27PM +0100, Tony Arnold wrote:
> > Yes, had the same problem on my desktop machine at home. I downloaded
> > the 1.0.8 ALSA driver and compiled the azx card driver. Note this is not
> > the latest version. The latest seemed no to include this card's driver.
> Hoary's alsa-source package (in universe) includes support for the
> Azalia chipset. I've helped many people configure it successfully.
> Simply search the forum for "azx".
> > Download the sources from You will also need the
> > linux headers and the build-essential packages.
> The much-preferred method is to use the alsa-source package, as I stated
> above, because it uses Ubuntu's infrastructure to install and configure
> the driver cleanly.

Thanks for this. Looks interesting. My method has the disadvantage that
I have to rebuild and re-install the driver after a kernel upgrade. Does
your method overcome this irritation?

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