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Old 10-29-2002, 03:54 PM   #1
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can only hear sound from the right speaker


i can only hear sound from the right speaker on my laptop. i put in headphones and the same thing happens. what could be the problem, i think it's a mixer problem but im having problems running any mixer other than rexima and it has no right/left chanel mute/unmute option.
 
Old 10-30-2002, 12:53 PM   #2
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There can be many reasons... Does any sound program work correctly? Maybe it's just a plug problem?
 
Old 10-30-2002, 02:54 PM   #3
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no none, and im sure it's not a plug problem ( with my headphones, if that's what your saying) because my onboard laptop speakers only play from the right speaker as well.
 
Old 10-30-2002, 05:56 PM   #4
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Perhaps you're deaf in your left ear?
 
Old 10-30-2002, 07:31 PM   #5
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Bwa ha ha ha ha!!!

I would work on getting another mixer up and working, and seeing if you can set the balance with that.

Do you have another OS installed on this laptop to test with?

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Old 10-30-2002, 10:03 PM   #6
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no, i dropped windows95 for slack. im hoping it's a configuration file problem, so i can just edit something and have it work.
 
Old 10-31-2002, 12:57 AM   #7
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whats the card?
i have a similar problem, but mine has a slight crackle out the left side of my speaker system...
 
Old 10-31-2002, 01:41 PM   #8
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ess1868, onboard laptop audio chip. i had to do edit files to get it to work at all and now only one speaker plays sound.
 
Old 11-01-2002, 11:57 AM   #9
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When one program is working correctly, it's quite strange... My idea is that maybe the settings you've entered are not all right. What are the setings you use?
 
Old 11-01-2002, 03:05 PM   #10
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when i use the xmms equilizer, and slide it all the way to the left i hear no sound, all the way to the right and loud sound. no one program works out of both speakers on my laptop.
 
Old 11-02-2002, 10:45 AM   #11
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So I guess it's because of the settings. How do they look like?
 
Old 11-02-2002, 06:57 PM   #12
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http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=33928

here's a post where i posted my question before, the sound now doesnt skip and my last post says how i fixed it, (just changed my modprobe sb settings)

the very top are my configuration files

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Old 11-03-2002, 11:34 AM   #13
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I don't like dma16=-1. Does it really work only with this setting?
 
Old 11-04-2002, 03:41 PM   #14
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all i need is
modprobe sb irq=5
i stripped away everything else and i needed this to hear with no skipping. still can only hear from one speaker though. and i tried to install oss mixer and alsa mixer and no dice, didn't install. any others you huys recommend?


edit: i also tried aumixer, and didnt work

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Old 11-06-2002, 09:51 AM   #15
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The irq setting is OK but most models need more settings to work correctly. Usually dma and dma16. Try to assign them different values.
 
  


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