[CentOS] Strange soundcard problem w/4.2

Michel Daggelinckx 03taxi at gmail.com
Sun Oct 23 16:20:15 UTC 2005

very strange i have exactly the same board and it works perfectly

2005/10/23, Chris Mauritz <chrism at imntv.com>:
> Hi there,
> I'm trying to repurpose an unused machine (athlon XP 3000+) for my young
> daughter to use.  It's on a motherboard with a VIA KT880 chipset and VIA
> integrated soundcard (VIA 8237).  The card seems to be detected during
> boot time and shows up in the system log, but when I try to actually use
> the sound card within Gnome, there's no sound.  The device is detected,
> but there's no sound.
> So I figured this may be an "oddball" chipset, so I disabled the onboard
> sound device and installed a vanilla Soundblaster Live! card.  Again,
> the card seems to be detected by the kernel at boot time, but there's no
> sound and the soundcard detection utility reports "no sound card
> detected."  Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated since my
> daughter is now camped at my expensive laptop so she can play tux racer
> (a great game for kids, BTW).  :-)
> Cheers,
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