LinuxQuestions.org
Register a domain and help support LQ
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Newbie
User Name
Password
Linux - Newbie This Linux forum is for members that are new to Linux.
Just starting out and have a question? If it is not in the man pages or the how-to's this is the place!

Notices


Reply
  Search this Thread
Old 09-01-2003, 09:40 AM   #1
Jongi
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Debian Sid 32/64-bit, F10 32/64-bit
Posts: 1,070

Rep: Reputation: 45
Sound


I reinstalled Mandrake and I can't remember how to get my soundcard up and running. I have a Soundblaster 16 sound card and i have tried to use the command sndconfig but that doesn't seem to be doing the trick.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 09:44 AM   #2
m_yates
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: Upstate
Distribution: Debian, Mint, Mythbuntu
Posts: 1,207

Rep: Reputation: 63
The command is "draksound". You must run as root.
 
Old 09-01-2003, 09:47 AM   #3
quatsch
LQ Addict
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Location: New York, NY
Distribution: gentoo, gentooPPC
Posts: 1,661

Rep: Reputation: 48
try the command
draksound
(as root).
 
Old 09-03-2003, 07:13 AM   #4
Jongi
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Debian Sid 32/64-bit, F10 32/64-bit
Posts: 1,070

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 45
When I login, the following error shows up.

I then run draksound and the following is displayed.

You can see in the background that I have run sndconfig but it says command not found. The soundcard is a Soundblaster 16. Strangest thing is that I must have used sndconfig before I reinstalled Mandrake and then it worked.
 
Old 09-04-2003, 03:06 AM   #5
Jongi
Senior Member
 
Registered: Aug 2003
Distribution: Debian Sid 32/64-bit, F10 32/64-bit
Posts: 1,070

Original Poster
Rep: Reputation: 45
Sorted. It would seem when I re-installed it didn't install some packages.
 
  


Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
No sound coming from my sound blaster audigy 2 ZS platinum sound card msab Linux - Hardware 9 12-05-2010 06:10 AM
ALSA MIDI: Sound fonts for NVIDIA/NForce Soundstorm on-board sound vharishankar Linux - Hardware 6 09-04-2007 01:37 PM
FC2: Sound Card (SiS SI7012) Detect But Donot Play Sound rajanaeem Linux - Hardware 0 10-22-2004 04:41 PM
How to make a sound on Realtec ALC-650 card sound on a Shuttle ST62K? Laurent Linux - Hardware 0 05-30-2004 12:57 PM
No Sound : request_module: failed /sbin/modprobe -- sound-slot-0. error = 256 Mebuh Linux - General 0 01-26-2004 08:51 AM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 07:44 PM.

Main Menu
Advertisement
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration