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Old 01-26-2004, 06:34 PM   #1
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A7V8X-X Built-in soundcard not working, RH9


I just installed Mplayer, to play some Divx files, and realized I don't have any sound in Linux!

I'm using the built-in soundcard from my ASUS A7V8X-X Motherboard. The audio devices control panel has this:

Vendor: VIA Technologies
Model: VT8233 AC97 Audio Controller
Module: via82cxxx_audio

Clicking, "Play test sound" obviously plays nothing, . The light on the speaker doesn't even go on.

I'm using a pair of pretty simple, pretty old, but still pretty nice Altec Lansing speakers.
 
Old 01-27-2004, 09:35 PM   #2
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What's the section of "dmesg" look like around the driver load? Also, might want to check and see in a Mixer if the line out isn't muted. Its an alsa thing usually, but RH might have done something weird for the via82cxxx_audio chip.

Cheers,

Finegan
 
Old 02-09-2004, 11:19 AM   #3
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This is a problem i have been trying to solve for months.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:43 PM   #4
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i hope this might help read the bottom post
 
  


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