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Changing sound card in old computer. Will this one work?
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Emporata

Joined: 11 Oct 2010
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PostPosted: Fri 19 Nov 2010, 09:25    Post subject:  Changing sound card in old computer. Will this one work?
Subject description: Thinking of trying 181UR SC Sound Card: Creative Labs Sound Blaster Live CT4780
 

I am running Puppy 5.1.1 on our old Dell Optiplex GX1. Despite all my best efforts, I can't get the sound configured to where it will work after I restart the computer. As things are now, we have to run ALSA upon startup if we want the sound to work.

I think, for the sake of saving time, it might be best to find a sound card that works a bit better with this OS. I went on line and found a list of Linux compatible hardware and the Soundblaster Live series of cards was on it. As far as I can tell, the above sound card will work with this machine. I just thought I should check with some of you to make sure it will work with this OS before I take the trouble to install it. Thanks.

PS: Here is the URL to the list
http://tldp.org/HOWTO/Sound-HOWTO/x96.html
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ndujoe1

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PostPosted: Fri 19 Nov 2010, 15:40    Post subject: Changing sound card in old computer  

I use a Soundblaster Creative Labs Live sound card in two of my puppylinux computers.
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Emporata

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PostPosted: Wed 01 Dec 2010, 21:04    Post subject: Re: Changing sound card in old computer  

ndujoe1 wrote:
I use a Soundblaster Creative Labs Live sound card in two of my puppylinux computers.


Thanks very much. That is what I will do then.
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