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Old 06-24-2004, 10:30 AM   #1
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alsa problems


I have had alsa drivers working for a while although I have had to run alsaconf everytime I restarted the system.

anyway when I run alsamixer it returns

alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such device


It has been working until now.

Also when running alsaconf I get

Loading driver...
/usr/sbin/alsaconf: line 657: rcalsasound: command not found
Setting default volumes...


although it ends normally
 
Old 06-24-2004, 12:21 PM   #2
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Hi!

I'm not very good at Linux but I'll try to help you. Someone who knows more about this can tell you more.

After you have ran alsaconf and alsamixer type

Code:
alsactl store
This command saves current settings and you don't have to run alsaconf & alsamixer everytime you boot. Remember to run it as root (well, you can't perform alsaconf either if you aren't root).

I hope this helps. I'm sorry I can't help you more. But here is link to a very good tutorial, it helped me when I had problems with soundcard. http://www.tldp.org/HOWTO/Sound-HOWTO/

Best regards,

Antti
 
Old 07-06-2004, 10:56 PM   #3
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alsactl store still did not work
 
  


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