second sound card

John G. Heim jheim at
Fri Jan 9 16:42:58 UTC 2009

I recently put a second sound card in my PC running debian lenny. The 
problem is that each time I reboot, it seems to randomly choose whichcard is 
first and which is second.  I just want the card built into the motherboard 
to be the #1 sound card.

I googled for this problem and all I find are pages that give an incredibly 
complicated procedure for fixing this. Here's an example:

Is it really that difficult?

John G. Heim
jheim at 3-4189

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