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I cannot get my sound to work correctly. System sounds work. I can play mp3's with Kaboodle. My problem is that I cannot get line-in to work. I have a cassette player attached to my line in, and try to record using Audacity. Audacity gets no input and nothing is sent to the speakers. Any ideas as to what could be wrong?
I am a newbie, so if I need to post something from a file to give you more info, let me know.
0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333]
0000:00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8366/A/7 [Apollo KT266/A/333 AGP]
0000:00:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: C-Media Electronics Inc CM8738 (rev 10)
0000:00:0c.0 Ethernet controller: Linksys NC100 Network Everywhere Fast Ethernet 10/100 (rev 11)
0000:00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233A ISA Bridge
0000:00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
0000:00:11.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 23)
0000:00:11.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 23)
0000:01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV5M64 [RIVA TNT2 Model 64/Model 64 Pro] (rev 15)
err, nevermind...answering a few sound questions and I had to look back. U said ur system sounds are working.
in a terminal. I think audacity needs /dev/dsp and i'm willing to bet it's not seeing yours. It's prob seeing /dev/dsp1, /dev/dsp2,etc.
In the mean time try typing
in a terminal, which will launch audacity and hopefully use arts to record.
Maybe someone a little more knowledgable about audacity will see this post and have a better answer. I've never used it before
It seems to me that the problem is outside of Audacity, since nothing from line-in gets to the speakers. Shouldn't merely having an input signal go through the card to the output? It does on my windows box.