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I installed slackware 9.1 w/ 2.4.22 kernel and everything worked fine, after upgrading to 2.4.25 everything (video, network, etc) works fine-- however my sound card stopped working. alsaconf doesn't detect it and recompiling and removing/reinstalling alsa didn't work either. now i've removed all alsa entries in my /etc/modules.conf file and added just the emu10k1 entry (because i believe it's worked before).
I can play XMMS, the visualization scope is moving so the music is being played, but I can't hear anything! Any clue what the problem might be? I've checked the mixer settings and it's not muted.
hm.. have you checked out your mixer's settings, volume levels etc.? I have had a problem with my soundcard, which was basically that XMMS (and other apps too) "played" well but with no sound...then I happened to see to my mixer app, and all volume levels were set to zero.. it helped to make a script which would set them correctly on boot.
Originally posted by b0uncer hm.. have you checked out your mixer's settings, volume levels etc.? I have had a problem with my soundcard, which was basically that XMMS (and other apps too) "played" well but with no sound...then I happened to see to my mixer app, and all volume levels were set to zero.. it helped to make a script which would set them correctly on boot.
I'm not sure but verify...
Unfortunately my volume levels are all at reasonable levels in KMix, is there an alternative mixer app I can use? do you remember what terminal commands change volume levels?
alsamixer doesn't work and alsaconf doesn't detect my sound card
alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such device
Last edited by Spasmolytic; 03-03-2004 at 02:28 PM.
hmm well if your mixer settings seem to be ok, then it's not about that.. aumix is a console-based mixer app, which I have because I don't use X always. but anyway, if your mixer is in order, then it's quite useless to try another one.
try the driver change indeterminate said..hopefully you'll get it going
Or if you were using alsa before, you may have to go into XMMS preferences and change the sound system to use to arts, it will be in the first screen you see when you open up the xmms preferences, if it is set to alsa then it will show that it is playing but you won't hear anything.
I'm assuming you are using KDE since you checked kmixer.
Wait! when you update your kernel, you HAVE to update the alsa modules. get them from the security notice for 2.4.24, as that uses the same modules. I'm assuming you upgraded to 2.4.25 by using the official slackware packages.
Quick link for d/l 2.4.25(he calls it 2.4.24-2 so he doesn't have to recompile all the modules) http://www.slackware.com/security/vi...ecurity.541911