On Tue, Mar 20, 2007 at 04:53:20PM -0400, Paul Winkler wrote:
A few things I might try if I were insistent enough:
1) Unload ALSA modules and load OSS drivers. strace again and see if
you get the same errors. If so, do the same number of writes complete
2) I might try seating the card in a different slot or cleaning the PCI
fingers to ensure it's getting a good connection.
3) If you know that your box has weird APIC/ACPI issues, you might
want to try booting with acpi=off, noapic, and or pci=routeirq kernel
But if you can find another for $10 on ebay, it's probably not worth
"The good Christian should beware of mathematicians, and all those who
make empty prophecies. The danger already exists that the mathematicians
have made a covenant with the devil to darken the spirit and to confine
man in the bonds of Hell."
--St. Augustine, De Genesi ad Litteram, Book II, xviii, 37