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Lightbulb Here's the fix for the SiS 7012/7018 sound problem in Mandrake 8.2

Edit your /etc/modules.conf file to either remove or comment out the two lines :

alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-intel8x0
above snd-card-intel8x0 snd-pcm-oss

...and replace them with the following line:

alias sound i810_audio

....viola! After saving and rebooting, now I gots da sound!
This probably isn't the *best* way to get the sound working, but it works fine for me. All I know is that I couldn't listen to CDs in KDE before, and now I can. Aint life grand.

Also, to get the various sound effects in KDE to function, I had to go into Control Center, go into Sound, and open up Sound Server, then go to the Sound I/O tab and click Use Custom Sound Device, and change it to /dev/sound/dsp. I know there's a better way to do this, but doing it this way is a quick fix and its easy to remember how to do.

Good luck to everyone else with the same problems I had.

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