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Old 10-21-2004, 07:45 AM   #1
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Strange sound problem


Hy all this is my first post and my first trouble

I have RH9 on my computer and i have installed also KDE desktop so i coud use XP look a like theme but here a problem accoured

Before that i used gnome desktop and sound works fine if i'm loged in as root or a ordinary user.

But in Kde the sound only works if i'm loged in ass root if i'm loged like an ordinary user it reports that there is no soundcard detected....

is there a problem with the premisions or what ia have checked all the wolumes and setings and all ok even if i go to soundcard detection it will find cmi8738 card and when i press play no sound comes out of it


please help
 
Old 10-21-2004, 07:11 PM   #2
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It sounds like the KDE sound daemon aRts (under control panel, multimedia, stuff... somewhere), is set muted for joe user. Might just want to see if the regular mixer settings are muted.

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Old 10-22-2004, 07:02 AM   #3
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tnx i will give it a try when i get home
 
Old 10-22-2004, 10:10 AM   #4
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this is realy strange

sound works only in kde sounds when i click or something like that or when kde starts up or turns off but in xmms it says that no soundcard etc etc...

I also tryed in mplayer to play mp3 but still like no soundcard


what a hell coud be wrong
 
Old 10-22-2004, 11:09 AM   #5
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I also tryed in mplayer to play mp3 but still like no soundcard
Redhat does not support mp3's "out of the box", you'll have to install that support yourself. Have a look here.

http://www.xmms.org/download.php

good luck.
 
Old 10-22-2004, 04:26 PM   #6
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i know about mp3 suport and i have fixed that
 
Old 10-22-2004, 04:36 PM   #7
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i know about mp3 suport and i have fixed that
Still no sound from xmms? Is something else tying up the sound card?
good luck.
 
Old 10-22-2004, 06:21 PM   #8
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Disable aRts, that's usually a good bet when other applications can't get access to the sound card... at least, that's what helped my crappy cmpci card in the past.

Cheers,

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Old 10-22-2004, 06:49 PM   #9
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Run the sound setup. Make sure you restore the sound settings (Restore Mixer) and your drivers are setup for the spacific card.
 
Old 10-23-2004, 03:47 AM   #10
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ok i will give it a try tnx

if not i will stay in genome doesktop not in kde

at least in genome all works great
 
  


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