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Old 04-20-2010, 01:21 AM   #1
kabazzi
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sound card not working on acer extensa 5630EZ with RHEL5


Hello guys,

i am having trouble setting up sound to work on this laptop acer extensa 5630EZ. i installed real player , it can execute video files and mp3 , but there is just no sound output. i ve looked around for drivers but in vain . i think there is a problem with the sound card .. any help on how to fix it ....
 
Old 04-21-2010, 10:27 AM   #2
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What sound card does it have? It's impossible to answer the question without specific information.
 
Old 04-22-2010, 01:35 AM   #3
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masonm , i dont yet know the name or model of the onboard sound card , is there a command i can get the system to check if it is present ?
 
Old 04-22-2010, 07:43 AM   #4
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the command
Code:
lspci
will provide you with the needed information about your hardware.
 
  


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