Re: [LAU] E-MU 1212m soundcard installation help for the blind

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Date: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 10:10 am

On Sun, 2013-04-07 at 11:43 +0200, Clemens Ladisch wrote:

I know and IMO your troubleshooting is the best method to find the cause
for the issue, but since I don't use braille, it's easy for me to take a
look at the BIOS configuration. Just to be absolutely safe, I would take
a look for "voodoo" settings, e.g. an option, "disable/enable E-MU audio
card support for PCIe" ;), I also would consider to update the BIOS.
That Linux can "see" hardware, that is known to work with Linux, doesn't
mean that it will work with each mobo and/or BIOS version. If a flat
ribbon cable is involved or something similar, I even would replace a
brand new cable if something shouldn't work. It's quiet possible to get
unstable connectivity, I for example hot glued SATA connectors to get
rid of issues, because the connectors loosed after a while.

That for Julien it's not that easy to take a look at the BIOS
configuration is another issue, but everybody else in this situation
should spend a few seconds, just to ensure, that nothing "capricious" is
caused by the BIOS.

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Re: [LAU] E-MU 1212m soundcard installation help for the blind, Ralf Mardorf, (Sun Apr 7, 10:10 am)