8.10: SiS AC'97 soundcard no longer detected

David M lists2008 at trancepod.netmx.co.uk
Sat Nov 22 22:34:54 UTC 2008

Daniel T Chen wrote in gmane.linux.ubuntu.user 
> On 11/21/2008 06:08 PM, David M wrote:
>> Can anybody offer any advice on how I can get the system to re-detect my
>> soundcard? It does seem strange that it works fine with the live CD, but
>> not on the real system!
> Please boot into a desktop (live) cd, download and save the 
> http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-info.sh script to your Desktop, and (in 
> a Terminal) execute the following command:
> bash ~/Desktop/alsa-info.sh
> Please include the URL generated by the above command in your reply to 
> the mailing list.

Thanks for your advice, I have now done this (after checking who you
were and that the script did not appear to be malicious ;-).

After running the script from a live CD, my data has been uploaded to:

If you can work out what I need to do to get my soundcard working again, 
I'd be very grateful! Thanks for all of your contributions to sound on 
Linux, your work is appreciated (as is that of all the other devs), even 
if us ordinary users do grumble when things go wrong.. :)


David M.  Edinburgh, Scotland. ---- [en,fr,(de) <-- corrections welcome]
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