Originally posted by volt
You need to add a line to your /etc/modules.conf which will load the module on startup. I'm not sure though, look at the other entries there. You can try those though:
alias sound-slot-0 i810_audio
alias sound-slot-0-0 i810_audio
alias char-major-14 i810_audio
I think you need to use "nvaudio" to use nVidia's drivers (as opposed to i810_audio).