Sound Card Detection Problem

Andrew Zajac arzajac at
Mon Jun 5 03:14:36 UTC 2006

On 6/4/06, Darek Skierski <darek_19 at> wrote:
> Hi.
> We working for non-profit organisation and we rebuild old pc's (PII &
> and then donate them to children in Uganda. We install Edubuntu for them,
> because this a very good sets of programs for the children, but we got one
> problem. Usually we use second-hand hardware pieces and we have like about
> 30 Sound Blaster 16 cards (ISA) and Edubuntu did not detect them.

Does this help?

Also, you may have an irq or other ressource conflict because linux is not a
pnp  OS.  If you can dissable pnp in the BIOS, that may help.  I had one box
that allowed you to allocate specific IRQs to the ISA bus, and that was
needed to get an ISA ethernet card to work.

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