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Newer page: version 6 Last edited on Wednesday, March 31, 2004 11:20:53 am by JohnMcPherson
Older page: version 2 Last edited on Wednesday, March 17, 2004 4:28:27 pm by JohnMcPherson Revert
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 Kernel 2.6 [ALSA] drivers have direct support for this card ("CONFIG_SND_ALI5451" Sound -> ALSA -> PCI Devices -> ALi PCI Audio M5451). If using [OSS] instead of the recommended ALSA, the driver to choose says "Trident 4DWave DX/NX, SiS 7018 or ALi 5451 PCI Audio Core". 
 As mentioned on the other pages linked to at the top of the page, the Mixer volume was ignored, other than complete muting. 
+The card (and the [ALSA] drivers) support hardware mixing of multiple audio streams, so I didn't need to fiddle around with setting up software mixing for apps.  
 The [lmsensors] package in Debian Testing didn't work with 2.6 kernels, so I didn't bother trying too hard to get this working. But the specific kernel support you need is: