Originally Posted by mdsudheer
I have installed RedHat Enterprise Linux WS-4 in my desktop (dual boot with WindowsXP) with genome desktop environment.The problem is I cannt hear sound in Linux, but it works smoothly in Windows XP.The automatic sound card detection tool found out that my sound card is AC'97 audio controller.I installed alsa in my system.Still it doesnt work.Can anybody help me to fix this problem.?
U reinstall the alsa packages and try ,
1st check the packages installed as root by,
perhaps it will return the two packages
then try to remove the packages by
rpm -e --nodeps alsa-lib
rpm -e --nodeps alsa-utils
Then install both packages through yum ,if u have or by supplying
rpm -ivh <package name>
from where the packages are..