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i updated my FC4 to FC5 with yum, and after i have problem with audio.
My kernel is 2.6.16-1.2080_FC5.
In /log/messages i found following:
Apr 8 14:24:09 pelikan kernel: cx2388x alsa driver version 0.0.5 loaded
Apr 8 14:24:09 pelikan kernel: ACPI: PCI Interrupt 0000:00:0a.1[A] -> GSI 17 (level, low) -> IRQ 18
Apr 8 14:24:09 pelikan kernel: cx88/1: CX88x/0: ALSA support for cx2388x boards
Apr 8 14:24:09 pelikan kernel: cannot find the slot for index 0 (range 0-0)
Apr 8 14:24:09 pelikan kernel: VIA 82xx Audio: probe of 0000:00:11.5 failed with error -12
I dont know what to do, is anybody who knows where is the problem?
Please help me.
------- System Config Soundcard --------
Sat Apr 8 13:06:02 CEST 2006
------- lspci --------
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8377 [KT400/KT600 AGP] Host Bridge (rev 80)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI Bridge
00:0a.0 Multimedia video controller: Conexant CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder (rev 05)
00:0a.1 Multimedia controller: Conexant CX23880/1/2/3 PCI Video and Audio Decoder [Audio Port] (rev 05)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev a1)
Ran into similar problem - although mine was intermittent (sometimes the system boots OK; other times, it reports "VIA 82xx Audio: probe of 0000:00:11.5 failed with error -12" in /var/log/messages. Found relief from info in ALSA-Configuration.txt of the alsa-driver-1.0.13.tar.bz2 distribution, under the heading "Module Autoloading Support". Added the following lines in /etc/modprobe.d/alsa.conf:
# ALSA portion
options snd cards_limit=2
alias snd-card-0 snd-via82xx
alias snd-card-1 cx88-alsa
options snd-via82xx index=0
options cx88-alsa index=1
# OSS/Free portion
alias sound-slot-0 snd-via82xx
alias sound-slot-1 cx88-alsa
That seemed to fix the problem for me. Hope this helps with yours.
Note, my configuration:
Linux xyz.lan 2.6.15-1.2054_FC5 #1 Tue Mar 14 15:48:33 EST 2006 i686 athlon i386 GNU/Linux
AMD Athlon(TM) XP 2500+,
------- /proc/asound/version --------
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.11rc2 (Wed Jan 04 08:57:20 2006 UTC).
I am running into the same problem myself. Mine, too, is intermittent. The situation with me is that I have a dual-boot system with Microsoft Windows (for work) and Fedora 7 (for personal). What I have noticed, tonight, is that if I boot into Windows first, do my thing there, and then boot into Fedora 7, my Sound Blaster Live! 5.1 sound card does not work in Linux. However, if I just turn my computer off and turn it back on after 30 seconds, and boot into Fedora 7, the sound card works. I do not understand why this is the case... the only logical thing I can think of is an address problem that remains in memory when booting from Windows to Linux (probably not a good conclusion, but it is the only thing I can think of as to why this is happening). I know that it has something to do with my TV card (MSI TV@nyware) because when I took it out, my sound card works just fine.
PuffServe gave me an idea where to look for settings; the problem is that the file no longer is in Fedora 7. However, I modified the /etc/modprobe.conf file and moved my sound card up. This modification made my sound card the default card. (I also have a [built-in the motherboard] VIA sound card in there and it is disabled in the BIOS, but Fedora 7 [oddly] still sees it.)
Also, there is this post on FedoraForum that points out the same issue as we are having. One guy even mentions this:
And this is something new with FC5. Never had any problems with FC4. This box also has SUSE 10.0 and Mandriva 2005 LE on it. No problems there either.
I personally love using Fedora (based on my personal experience and tastes, Fedora has been the best distribution for me, [looking forward to Fedora 8]), and I would hate to change over to a new distribution just to get something to work. I will try other distributions and see what happens. I have already tried OpenSUSE and I am not a fan of how it handles software management (same thing with Ubuntu). I'll give Mandriva a shot and see what happens.