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Old 02-05-2008, 09:37 PM   #1
qrazz
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Sound Card(s) not seeming to make noise with alsa


qrazz@localhost ~ $ cat /proc/asound/cards
0 [nForce2 ]: NFORCE - NVidia nForce2
NVidia nForce2 with ALC655 at irq 19
1 [Audigy2 ]: Audigy2 - Audigy 2 Value [SB0400]
Audigy 2 Value [SB0400] (rev.0, serial:0x10011102) at 0x9000, irq 20
2 [U0xd8c0x0c ]: USB-Audio - USB Device 0xd8c:0x0c
USB Device 0xd8c:0x0c at usb-0000:00:02.1-3, full speed


Ok i have a lot of sound options, who wouldnt. My question is: i dont use nforce2 (maybe i should) and my audigy2 just doesnt seem to be working. I looked at creative website and it said it should be supported in alsa. So i went back to the sound config, and still nothing when i push test sound or try to run music cd.

I am dead in the water here. Let me explain my control module. As stated i selected A.L.S.A. and midi as audigy2 ..... nothing. There is an option for midi mapper, no clue, i would have figured it to work.

Thanks again, mike.
 
Old 02-06-2008, 09:58 PM   #2
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Seeing that it has been a day and you have no responses, let me ask a basic question. ALSA is muted by default. Have you unmuted the volume by using eg alsamixer? I'm probably the only one so slow, but I went without sound for three days before learning this...
 
Old 02-06-2008, 10:28 PM   #3
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Definitely check the muted settings. If using 'alsamixer' (from terminal), hit 'm' to unmute. Also make sure the 'Master Stereo' AND 'PCM' are both set and unmuted and maybe even 'Master Mono' to be safe.
 
Old 02-06-2008, 11:44 PM   #4
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i still dont know

unless i am soooo newbish that i am doing something dumb, still doesnt work!!
 
Old 02-06-2008, 11:53 PM   #5
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let me try to explain myself ............. froget terminal, under kde os, i have the sound system control center. Cool, lets select some sound. Ok,gernal tab (junk), hardware: I have 3 sound options, somehow it tells me i have

midi through midi port-0 - alsa device
audigy 2 value [sb0400] mpu 410 (uart) - alsa device
Emu10k1 wavetable emuku10k1 port 0 - alsa device
Emu10k1 wavetable emuku10k1 port 1 - alsa device
Emu10k1 wavetable emuku10k1 port 2 - alsa device
Emu10k1 wavetable emuku10k1 port 3 - alsa device

Ok, i have audigy 2 selected along with alsa as the selected audio device. Now this should work. I messed with the terminal alsamixer and the mixer with the kde..... NOTHING, what the heck is wrong .... lossing hope ...
 
  


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