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VT1708/A workaround for Ubuntu 10.10

I got this old mainboard (ASUS M2V-MX SE) which I need to install a newer version of Ubuntu (10.10 in this case) from previously 8.04.  Decided to have a clean install and found that there’s a current bug in kernel regarding the VIA VT1708/A audio card. Here’s what I’ve found in the net

https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/alsa-driver/+bug/664785

After few minutes of searching for possible solution, finally I’ve  found one that works:

https://bugzilla.kernel.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16921#c5

Here’s how:

1. Modify your grub default boot options

$> sudo vi /etc/default/grub

2. Add “pci=use_crs” on your current grub option, which looks like this:

GRUB_CMDLINE_LINUX_DEFAULT=”quiet splash pci=use_crs”

3. Then update your grub.

$> sudo update-grub

4. Reboot and done.

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