[colug-432] Can't find Audio Card

Vince Herried vherried at gmail.com
Mon Apr 3 19:14:24 EDT 2017

try this
# sudo lspci -v | less

and look
# sudo lspci -v | grep audio

Never used inxi before, looks like it grabs info from /proc


On Mon, Apr 3, 2017 at 4:24 PM, tom <thomas.w.cranston at gmail.com> wrote:

> My Dell Inspiron E1705 aka MP061 is supposed to have 2 audio cards, an
> Intel and a Sigmatel. This machine had XP on it and saw the Sigmatel,
> but I could never get the driver installed. Mint 18 32bit is installed
> on it now. I ran inxi -Fxz but there is no indication of the Sigmatel. I
> am thinking the Sigmatel chip is bad and that is why inxi is not listing
> it.
> Dell says that in order to record sound the Sigmatel must be operating
> and the Intel NM10/ICH7 only plays sound. Can Linux see the Sigmatel
> card even if it is no good. CanLinux see the card if there is no linux
> driver for it?
> Tom
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