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I am having the same trouble as above.
I have a fresh install of 7.10 and still no sound.
I have similar outputs as above (duh, same motherboard).
I also have checked the mixer settings as thoroughly as possible, working under the same assumption as keratos.
I have also tried out the options suggested by linuxwizard on this thread http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?t=550964
Last edited by zerotwooneone; 11-01-2007 at 08:51 PM.
Thank goodness I've found another person having the same problem. Thank Zerotwooneone ! I'll certainly try the tips in the link but it sounds (no pun intended) as though I won't have much success. Can I ask what packages you have installed ? I've got the alsamixer and Movie Player. I've opened the ALsamixer several timers and ensured that the volumn controls are unmuted. I've also tried using aplay from the command line. One recurring theme is that I keep getting messages to the effect that the system cannot open a resource for writing. Does this imply that something is missing or that permissions are not correctly set ?
In answer to the question, I have an almost standard Desktop install. Very little else installed as of yet because I am settled with windows on this machine. Its mostly for gaming anyways. I do my work on an Ubuntu laptop.
We know that the card is being registered by the OS, but that it is being recognized as USB. This is not unusual as I believe they share the same bus. I know that my card will not default to the zero position no matter what I change given a lot of tests using trick in the earlier posts.
What I'd like to know is how to set my card up as the position zero audio device. I'd also like to know if there are any others who have the same chipset and maybe who have gotten them working. I'm curious if setting the card to position zero will even help the problem at all. Since it was suggested, I will try it.
In regards to resetting the BIOS, I dont quite feel like doing that right now, but I will update to the newest BIOS available 1002 (I think). Failing that, and given more free time, I will reset the BIOS.
Last edited by zerotwooneone; 11-04-2007 at 10:30 PM.
Allright. I have at least gotten the meagre results that others claim. And i know what I did. Of course in my fiddlings I was hardly scientific. I will list the three things I did to get *limited* sound in Ubuntu from least likely to most likely:
1) updated the BIOS from 0702 to 1002 (most recent beta at this time). I did not expect this to work, but I did not give this a thorough sound test before moving on.
2) changed one setting in bios under power-> apm -> and then some acronym. The description for this feature says that it makes the multimedia compatible for vista. This sounded like a possible window. Again, i checked sound, but not thoroughly before moving on.
3) The most likely solution is in Ubuntu, under system -> preferences -> sound. From there, change the drop menus to "ÚSB SOUND".
With this you will notice that some sounds will work. However this is not complete in that sounds emitted from firefox/flash and so forth will not be heard.
Let me know how this works out for individuals. I'd like to know if there is a better way.
O.K. Progress at last. I set all the drop-downs on system -> preferences -> sound to USB. I can now place WAV files and the video of Nelson Mandela plays with sound. I can also play an audio CD . This is the only change I made as my BIOS settings were already set to the "enable setting for Vista" setting.
I think I'll retire to a darkened room and have a lie down now. Thanks for all the help. I will probably be back with some other problem later.
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