Submitted by Anonymous on Wed, 13/12/2006 - 22:13.

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I Have An Analog Devices Ad1986a Soundcard. How Do I Get Sound On Linux? Please Give Detailed Instructions..?


Submitted by: mikewnjdoc


Analog Devices does not provide the drivers you need. So go to ALSA Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Group to get the drivers for your chipset. For linux you need to configure the driver to load on boot or at your request. Use the asoundrc file to configure the device.

Chipset will be AD18XXX or AD19XXX

From the Analog devices FAQ page =>

Where can I find Linux drivers?

'We don't provide Linux drivers directly. We go through the Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Group. You'll need to go there for Linux drivers.'

And here is the correct page: Drivers for Analog Devices are here

*** Information on .Asoundrc file (

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