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Old 09-28-2004, 01:55 PM   #1
agw
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sound problems since Fedora upgrade


Ever since upgrading my Dell Intel box from RedHat 9 to Fedora Core 2,
sound has quit working.

When I use system-config-soundcard, I am told that the sound card is an
Intel 82801BA/BAM AC97 Audio, and that the appropriate module is
snd-intel8x0. However, I don't hear the sound that it is playing. Hence,
when I click "no", I am told that sound will not be installed on this
system (at least, by system-config-soundcard).

When logged in as root, the "lspci" command gives me the following:

00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset Host Bridge (rev 03)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82845 845 (Brookdale) Chipset AGP Bridge (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BA/CA/DB/EB/ER Hub interface to PCI Bridge (rev 12)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corp. 82801BA ISA Bridge (LPC) (rev 12)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corp. 82801BA IDE U100 (rev 12)
00:1f.2 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #1) (rev 12)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM SMBus (rev 12)
00:1f.4 USB Controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM USB (Hub #2) (rev 12)
00:1f.5 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corp. 82801BA/BAM AC'97 Audio (rev 12)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 Pro Ultra TF
02:0c.0 Ethernet controller: 3Com Corporation 3c905C-TX/TX-M [Tornado] (rev 78)

Suggestions? Thanks.
 
Old 09-28-2004, 03:00 PM   #2
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This probably seems dumb but...
Check alsamixer and see if it isnīt muted,(you can also use kmix or aumix)
also play a little with those settings,
Make sure PCM is up, and if you see any VIA DXS turn those all up too.
Also it can be arts or esd related, if you are using Kde or Gnome respectively, try disabling them.
Try that and see if it works
 
Old 09-28-2004, 03:19 PM   #3
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I played around with alsamixer, but it didn't help. Do you have any specific settings in mind?
 
Old 09-28-2004, 03:36 PM   #4
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HI, i donīt know about modules and stuff like that, you will need the help from a more power user,
In the mean while, print the out put of this commands:
cat /proc/pci
cat /etc/modules.conf #for 2.6.* kernels: /etc/modprobe.conf
cat /proc/modules
ls -L -l /dev/dsp*
Good luck,
 
Old 09-28-2004, 04:17 PM   #5
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Here is the output you requested.


# cat /proc/pci
PCI devices found:
Bus 0, device 0, function 0:
Class 0600: PCI device 8086:1a30 (rev 3).
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf4000000 [0xf7ffffff].
Bus 0, device 1, function 0:
Class 0604: PCI device 8086:1a31 (rev 3).
Master Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=14.
Bus 0, device 30, function 0:
Class 0604: PCI device 8086:244e (rev 18).
Master Capable. No bursts. Min Gnt=6.
Bus 0, device 31, function 0:
Class 0601: PCI device 8086:2440 (rev 18).
Bus 0, device 31, function 1:
Class 0101: PCI device 8086:244b (rev 18).
I/O at 0xffa0 [0xffaf].
Bus 0, device 31, function 2:
Class 0c03: PCI device 8086:2442 (rev 18).
IRQ 11.
I/O at 0xff80 [0xff9f].
Bus 0, device 31, function 3:
Class 0c05: PCI device 8086:2443 (rev 18).
IRQ 10.
I/O at 0xccd0 [0xccdf].
Bus 0, device 31, function 4:
Class 0c03: PCI device 8086:2444 (rev 18).
IRQ 9.
I/O at 0xff60 [0xff7f].
Bus 0, device 31, function 5:
Class 0401: PCI device 8086:2445 (rev 18).
IRQ 10.
I/O at 0xc800 [0xc8ff].
I/O at 0xcc40 [0xcc7f].
Bus 1, device 0, function 0:
Class 0300: PCI device 1002:5446 (rev 0).
IRQ 11.
Master Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=8.
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xf8000000 [0xfbffffff].
I/O at 0xec00 [0xecff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xff9fc000 [0xff9fffff].
Bus 2, device 12, function 0:
Class 0200: PCI device 10b7:9200 (rev 120).
IRQ 11.
Master Capable. Latency=64. Min Gnt=10.Max Lat=10.
I/O at 0xdc80 [0xdcff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xff7ffc00 [0xff7ffc7f].
# cat /etc/modprobe.conf
alias eth0 3c59x

A brief note: I tried other versions of modprobe.conf, which had lines such as
alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0
It didn't make any difference.
# cat /proc/modules
snd_intel8x0 30829 0 - Live 0x1ab55000
snd_ac97_codec 58821 1 snd_intel8x0, Live 0x1ab5e000
gameport 4033 1 snd_intel8x0, Live 0x1aa0d000
snd_opl3_lib 9281 0 - Live 0x1aa4b000
snd_sb16_dsp 13249 0 - Live 0x1aa80000
snd_sb16_csp 21313 0 - Live 0x1aabc000
snd_sb_common 16705 2 snd_sb16_dsp,snd_sb16_csp, Live 0x1aac3000
snd_hwdep 6597 2 snd_opl3_lib,snd_sb16_csp, Live 0x1aa70000
snd_mpu401_uart 7361 1 snd_intel8x0, Live 0x1aa52000
snd_rawmidi 21733 1 snd_mpu401_uart, Live 0x1aaed000
snd_seq_device 6473 2 snd_opl3_lib,snd_rawmidi, Live 0x1aa4f000
snd_pcm_oss 43129 0 - Live 0x1aaca000
snd_pcm 83529 3 snd_intel8x0,snd_sb16_dsp,snd_pcm_oss, Live 0x1aad7000
snd_page_alloc 8393 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm, Live 0x1aa02000
snd_timer 25413 2 snd_opl3_lib,snd_pcm, Live 0x1aa68000
snd_mixer_oss 14017 1 snd_pcm_oss, Live 0x1aa63000
snd 45477 14 snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_opl3_lib,snd_sb16_dsp,snd_sb16_csp,snd_sb_common,snd_hwdep,snd_mpu40 1_uart,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_mixer_oss, Live 0x1aa73000
soundcore 7713 1 snd, Live 0x1aa39000
appletalk 25641 24 - Live 0x1aa43000
psnap 3397 1 appletalk, Live 0x1a868000
llc 5205 1 psnap, Live 0x1aa0a000
nfsd 168545 9 - Live 0x1ab1f000
exportfs 6721 1 nfsd, Live 0x1a98c000
nfs 171133 1 - Live 0x1aaf4000
lockd 52105 3 nfsd,nfs, Live 0x1aa55000
md5 3905 1 - Live 0x1a9f2000
ipv6 217349 10 - Live 0x1aa85000
parport_pc 21249 1 - Live 0x1aa3c000
lp 9133 0 - Live 0x1aa06000
parport 35977 2 parport_pc,lp, Live 0x1a9e8000
autofs4 20677 3 - Live 0x1a9cd000
ds 12869 0 - Live 0x1a9e3000
yenta_socket 15937 0 - Live 0x1a9d4000
pcmcia_core 51336 2 ds,yenta_socket, Live 0x1a9f4000
sunrpc 141861 22 nfsd,nfs,lockd, Live 0x1aa0f000
3c59x 33385 0 - Live 0x1a9d9000
ipt_LOG 5824 2 - Live 0x1a991000
ipt_REJECT 5057 9 - Live 0x1a9ca000
ipt_state 1857 4 - Live 0x1a9a0000
ipt_limit 2625 1 - Live 0x1a99e000
iptable_filter 2369 1 - Live 0x1a825000
ipt_MASQUERADE 2881 1 - Live 0x1a98f000
iptable_nat 19049 2 ipt_MASQUERADE, Live 0x1a994000
ip_conntrack 25569 3 ipt_state,ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat, Live 0x1a984000
ip_tables 13889 7 ipt_LOG,ipt_REJECT,ipt_state,ipt_limit,iptable_filter,ipt_MASQUERADE,iptable_nat, Live 0x1a97f000
floppy 54001 0 - Live 0x1a82a000
sg 28513 0 - Live 0x1a859000
scsi_mod 105360 1 sg, Live 0x1a9a2000
microcode 5601 0 - Live 0x1a827000
dm_mod 47317 0 - Live 0x1a84c000
ext3 96937 6 - Live 0x1a86a000
jbd 66521 1 ext3, Live 0x1a83a000
# ls -L -l /dev/dsp*
crw------- 1 agw root 14, 3 Feb 23 2004 /dev/dsp
crw------- 1 agw root 14, 3 Feb 23 2004 /dev/dsp0
crw------- 1 agw root 14, 19 Feb 23 2004 /dev/dsp1
crw------- 1 agw root 55, 0 Feb 23 2004 /dev/dsp56k
 
Old 09-29-2004, 01:58 PM   #6
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I have the same problem as does two other FC2 users in my area - none of us can get sound to work nor to play CD's. The sound works on Win Xp but not on FC2. If you find a solution, please share it.

SgtBob
 
Old 10-17-2004, 09:09 AM   #7
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I don't recall the post I saw it in, and have been searching the forum to find it, but someone found that, if you run kmix, there is a sound setting that you can mute, it's on the right hand side of the gui interface, deals with capture. I muted that and got sound. Still having a problem, though. Seems like Gnome is queueing sounds. If I'm watching a dvd, or playing music, and I get im's, the im sounds don't play unless I pause or stop the dvd, and then they all play one after the other. Anyone have a fix for that one?
 
Old 10-18-2004, 07:21 AM   #8
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Do all of you who are having problems with sound in FC2 have Dell computers with SoundBlaster cards that came installed by Dell?

If any of you do, I can tell you that they have a custom "widget" on the sound card to connect it and that they are not directly connected to the CD-rom. I connected my CD-rom with a cable to the sound card and now I have sound...but I also had to load an upgrade to ALSA (version 1.0.6 or higher) and use the EMU10K1X (not EMU10K1) driver...
 
  


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