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Old 10-30-2003, 04:26 AM   #1
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Unhappy A7N8X + Mandrake 9.1 + onboard sound card = No SOUND

Help gosh...i have no idea what should i do
i'm new and fresh in LINUX.
The instalation run normal and easy.
Mandrake 9.1 detect my onboard souncard (sn_viaKT97xxx) but i can't hear a single sound.
What should i do ?
Please help this helpless indonesian boy

PS : it's not that i haven't try anything, i've tried everything like the book said...but nothing change, so Please help me
Old 10-30-2003, 06:59 AM   #2
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First let's start by identifying where you have your speakers plugged into. I have the A7N8X Deluxe board with the onboard sound with the Logitech Z640 speakers and they sound great. My speakers have three inputs that I needed to plug in to my PC, an orange one that went in the orange labeled input, a green one that went into the green labeled input and a black one(subwoofer) that went into the black input. Other speaker setups might not match up colors with your PC so you need to look at the diagram in the motherboard manual that tells what each of the 6 plugins are configured for.

Old 11-04-2003, 04:07 AM   #3
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Yesss....finally...gosh, i was so stupid, the problem solve, ALSA is the answer, and the sound although lil' bit rough but the problem, now video card is the problem
Old 11-07-2003, 08:30 AM   #4
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I have the same board with the same sound. My sound works, but only 2 speakers. I think I'm stuck with 2 chanel audio. How do I adjust this to where it should be? I have a 4 speaker setup and can only hear out of 2.

Using Mandrake 9.1 in KDE.


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