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14<abstract> 14<abstract>
15This guide will show you how to set up the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) on Gentoo Linux. 15This guide will show you how to set up the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (ALSA) on Gentoo Linux.
16In addition to the Gentoo Linux Desktop Configuration Guide, this guide is supposed to give you more information on this subject. </abstract> 16In addition to the Gentoo Linux Desktop Configuration Guide, this guide is supposed to give you more information on this subject. </abstract>
17 17
18<version>1.1</version> 18<version>1.2</version>
19<date>12 January 2002</date> 19<date>09 February 2003</date>
20 20
21<chapter> 21<chapter>
22<title>Introduction</title> 22<title>Introduction</title>
23<section> 23<section>
24 <title>What is ALSA?</title> 24 <title>What is ALSA?</title>
190</p> 190</p>
191<warn> 191<warn>
192There is no need to edit <path>/etc/modules.conf</path>. Instead, always edit files in <path>/etc/modules.d</path>. 192There is no need to edit <path>/etc/modules.conf</path>. Instead, always edit files in <path>/etc/modules.d</path>.
193</warn> 193</warn>
194<p> 194<p>
195Check the ALSA portion <e>at the top of the file</e>. 195Check the ALSA portion <e>at the bottom of the file</e>.
196By adding this line you can specify the max number of soundcards you have (generally, just one). 196By tweaking this line you can specify the max number of soundcards you have (generally, just one).
197</p> 197</p>
198<p> 198<p>
199<pre caption="At the top of /etc/modules.d/alsa"> 199<pre caption="At the top of /etc/modules.d/alsa">
200# Alsa 0.9.X kernel modules' configuration file. 200# Alsa 0.9.X kernel modules' configuration file.
201# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml,v 1.5 2003/01/13 21:04:21 seo Exp $ 201# $Header: /var/cvsroot/gentoo/xml/htdocs/doc/en/alsa-guide.xml,v 1.7 2003/02/09 23:27:14 zhen Exp $
202 202
203# ALSA portion 203# ALSA portion
204alias char-major-116 snd 204alias char-major-116 snd
205<c>options snd snd_major=116 snd_cards_limit=1</c> 205<c>options snd major=116 cards_limit=1</c>
206# OSS/Free portion 206# OSS/Free portion
207alias char-major-14 soundcore 207alias char-major-14 soundcore
208 208
209## 209##
210## IMPORTANT: 210## IMPORTANT:
227## 227##
228</pre> 228</pre>
229</p> 229</p>
230<p> 230<p>
231<note> 231<note>
232If you have more than one soundcard, adjust the <c>snd_cards_limit</c> value and add more snd-card aliases to the file. 232If you have more than one soundcard, adjust the <c>cards_limit</c> value and add more snd-card aliases to the file.
233I don't have experience with this, but you can find examples for configurations with two or more soundcards in 233I don't have experience with this, but you can find examples for configurations with two or more soundcards in
234<uri link="http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/alsa-howto/c1660.htm">Chapter 6</uri> 234<uri link="http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/alsa-howto/c1660.htm">Chapter 6</uri>
235of the <uri link="http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/alsa-howto/alsa-howto.html">ALSA Howto</uri>. 235of the <uri link="http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc/alsa-howto/alsa-howto.html">ALSA Howto</uri>.
236</note> 236</note>
237</p> 237</p>

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