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ya i tried to reboot. and yes i stored the volumes and checked it after reboot. its weird.
everything behaves if sound would work (kontrolcenter is telling me dsp is in use and so on when playing xmms and trying to update the arts settings).
oh and i've checked the whole forum and searched for an answer... i couldnt find anything suitable. i had problems with installing before.
does anyone know which packages (debian) i have to install? i was installing everything containing the word "alsa"...
Last edited by sirphoenix; 02-13-2004 at 12:02 PM.
well it seems to recognize my mp3s. its telling me the name of the singer, title, length and so on and i am able to see the equilizer working.
when starting kde its playing smth different than mp3 (wav i think) as well i was testing the sound with alsaconf - nothing. oh and trying the test sound of kontrolcenter :-) everythinig the same result. kmixer looks working (no X in taskbar) and when opening everything is set to max.
additional info: could it be that 2.6.2 wont work together with alsabase 1.0.1-1?? i am using driver modules from kernel 2.6.2 and alsabase, utils, etc. from sarge/sid?
Last edited by sirphoenix; 02-13-2004 at 12:11 PM.
PEACEDOG wrote something about patches for 2.6.2? where do i find them at alsa-project?
btw... i was installing the drivers from the kernel (they were included) and installed alsa-utils and the other stuff later.
this did not work.
now i recompiled the kernel WITHOUT alsa support but WITH soundcore. ill try to install .deb packages again. if this wont work either i will install alsa without deb packages... sigh. will be messy but if it works...
I went through all this drama with debian, 2.6.2 and alsa the other day. I managed to get alsa going only by installing several alsa packages via apt-get. I thought this sorta defeated the point of having it compiled into the kernel, but anyway.
Well alsa was working for xmms and mplayer, only after selecting for alsa in preferences. General apps were not producing any sound, eg games, or flash running in a browser.
What I read, alsa seems to be a major pain to configure.
I solved my hassles by reconfiguring the kernel with oss but not alsa, and running good old sndconfig.
I had the same problem yesterday using Slackware, end up recompiled with only sound support and installing the packages from source using the packages from alsa and the instructions on the site for my particular sound card. Only differemce now than from using 2.4 kernel is I have to modprobe my soundcard (snd-emu10k1) at boot to get it working rather than leaving it commented out in the Slack rc.modules file.