AC'97 Audio Controller Linux driver


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Question :

How  to  install AC’97 Audio Controller   driver  in my  Linux ?


With    Gnome2.28 i  got  really  issue to  make it  working . the  alsa  drivers  and  the  mixers dont  help . finaly  decided  to  search from google and  to  check  experience of  people with this  driver  issue .

This  is  the  output  of  my  lspci:

00:1e.2 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 03)

the  only working   methode  is  to  install  driver   from  the OSS  (opensound  system)

Go  to

download  the package  for  your  Linux  or  Unix  version

reboot  the  machine .

test  the  sound  with  :

[pirat9@Unixmen-Host99 ~]$ osstest 
Sound subsystem and version: OSS 4.2 (b 2001/200910230524) (0x00040100)
Platform: Linux/i686 #1 SMP Fri Oct 23 19:53:24 EDT 2009

*** Scanning sound adapter #-1 ***
/dev/oss/oss_ich0/pcm0 (audio engine 0): Intel ICH6 (266E)
Note! Device is in use (by PID 0/VMIX) but will try anyway
- Performing audio playback test...

*** All tests completed OK ***

its  realy a  good job  from the  oss  team  ,im  now  enjoying with  my  music .

please  ask  is  you  have  any  question