So....I need to add some configuration (options snd-hda-intel model=) to the alsa-base.conf as I did in my previous installation of Ubuntu.

Unfortunately, it seems like I have no alsa-base.conf file (or at least not in the same location as in ubuntu /etc/modprobe.d).

Where should I add my options when using Debian 10?

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alsa-base.conf is no longer available in Debian 10.

That doesn’t mean you can’t set your HDA options; those can go in any file with a name ending in .conf in /etc/modprobe.d, ideally a file of your own. I use /etc/modprobe.d/local.conf to store all my module options.

  • Jesus, I was reading through so much documentation and no reference to this....and so it seems that either I am the only one that di not find this info or other people do not have any issues with that requires that, because there are absolutely no reference :D fuck my life two days for nothing. Just so I will not need to ask another question. When I did in ubuntu I made a personal pin configuration file in /lib/firmware/personal.fw and in options added patch=personal.fw will this way of doing still work? I don't have enough rep to upvote :( – el-aasi Aug 14 at 9:26
  • I’m afraid I don’t have any idea off-hand regarding your personal.fw file; please do ask another question ;-). – Stephen Kitt Aug 14 at 9:29
  • I will first try to see if it works, and otherwise ask a question, not to spam unnecessarily. Thank you a lot ;) – el-aasi Aug 14 at 9:30

i have found with many distributions that folder /etc/modprobe.d is empty but user can add .conf files if required

i use this on many systems to stop error beeps:

echo 'blacklist pcspkr' | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/nobeep.conf

to create the file you need:

echo 'options snd-hda-intel model=xxxxxx' | sudo tee /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

replace 'xxxxxx' with model name

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