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Old 05-27-2004, 07:38 PM   #1
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sound drivers changed? redhat9


After doing an apt-get update, the next time I rebooted new audio hardware was detected. I have onboard audio and have been using the default audio driver until now, and I am unaware of what brand/name the audio is so I allowed it to install the other drivers. Now I have no sound, how can I get back to the default audio?? The only settings under Sound dont help me.... thanks in advance (this question has definetly been asking but after googling I cant find it, so a simple link without a flame would be good ;-D)
 
Old 05-27-2004, 08:00 PM   #2
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hi em4853, welcome to lq. could we see the output of /sbin/lspci -v, and lsmod please? something else to look at is your mixers, if the system has reconfigured the card w/new drivers, you'll probably need to run a mixer and unmute your sound.
good luck.
 
Old 05-27-2004, 08:28 PM   #3
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Many of the posts I have read reguarding audio drivers have mentioned unmuting using ALSA but I cannot find more information on this nor find it if it is default RH9 (whereis ALSA) , any random information would be greatly appreciated (this is clearly in teh Linux - Newbie section),The relevent info you requested:

# /sbin/lspci -v
...
00:02.7 Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS7012 PCI Audio Accelerator (rev a0)
Subsystem: C-Media Electronics Inc: Unknown device 0300
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 11
I/O ports at dc00 [size=256]
I/O ports at d800 [size=64]
Capabilities: [48] Power Management version 2
....
(C-Media is the correct company, I didnt remember until now)

# /sbin/lsmod
Module Size Used by Not tainted
udf 97504 0 (autoclean)
agpgart 46752 0 (unused)
parport_pc 18756 1 (autoclean)
lp 8868 0 (autoclean)
parport 36480 1 (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
autofs 12948 0 (autoclean) (unused)
sis900 16524 1
ipt_REJECT 3896 2 (autoclean)
iptable_filter 2380 1 (autoclean)
ip_tables 14648 2 [ipt_REJECT iptable_filter]
sg 35980 0 (autoclean)
sr_mod 17912 2 (autoclean)
ide-scsi 11984 1
scsi_mod 106200 3 [sg sr_mod ide-scsi]
ide-cd 35196 0
cdrom 33472 0 [sr_mod ide-cd]
audio 46264 2
soundcore 6276 2 [audio]
dabusb 35920 1
keybdev 2880 0 (unused)
mousedev 5428 1
hid 21700 0 (unused)
input 5792 0 [keybdev mousedev hid]
usb-ohci 21160 0 (unused)
usbcore 77696 1 [audio dabusb hid usb-ohci]
ext3 69984 2
jbd 51220 2 [ext3]

I'm not sure what of the second post is relevant information, so I posted it completely. Thank you for replying so quickly!

Edit: Somehow i missed /usr/bin/aumix until now, the audio is NOT muted. Also the programs which use audio state that the audio cannot be initialized....

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Old 05-27-2004, 08:51 PM   #4
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you can find info on alsa here

http://www.alsa-project.org/

the relevance of the second post was to see the currently loaded modules...i.e.

lsmod = list modules currently loaded

if you choose to go the alsa route here are some instructions

http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa-doc...odule=intel8x0

however, it looks as though an audio module is loaded. try running aumix and unmuting volume there. if that doesn't work, then the link above to the alsa drivers should get you going. the instructions are pretty clear so i'll just walk you thru the configuration process. once everything is installed you'll run

$alsaconf <this should give you the option to configure the card> when that's finished you'll run

$alsamixer <unmute anything that looks important by pressing the m key on your keyboard, you may also wish to set volume levels by using your arrow keys, "up,down",> once you're satisfied w/those settings you'll hit escape to exit, this should bring you back to the prompt, once there, you'll run

$alsactl store <this will save your configuration and settings across a reboot>

hope that gets you going.
good luck.
 
Old 05-27-2004, 09:33 PM   #5
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When i try to compile alsa the ./configure works but when i try to do make it just compiles indefinetly (the same files over and over) with the error "EISA_BUS" redefined.... what should i do?! It would be better if i could somehow revert to the original default drivers that worked fine ;-)

(I have kernel-2.4.26-1.ll.rh90.ccrma)

edit: the same thing happens if i try to make in the kernel source ( same error: warning: "EISA_bus" redifined , and it compiles the same thing over and over with the same error)

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Old 05-28-2004, 12:13 AM   #6
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Yeah, I cant get the kernal source fo compile.... what could be wrong??
 
Old 05-28-2004, 07:47 AM   #7
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sounds like you need to upgrade the kernel source to match the current kernel.
 
Old 05-30-2004, 07:25 PM   #8
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I can compile the source by doing each step (make clean, make .... make install) but when I try to compile from the alsa folder it doesnt work....... any suggestions about getting alsa to compile or if there is a way to go back to the default drivers (the latter is preferred) then please reply!
 
Old 05-31-2004, 03:01 PM   #9
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please help ;-(
 
Old 05-31-2004, 06:53 PM   #10
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if there is a way to go back to the default drivers (the latter is preferred) then please reply!
you could try modprobe i810_audio

if that doesn't work have a look in /usr/src/linux-"yourkernelversion"/drivers/sound and try and locate something w/the i810 name, if it's there modprobe it.
 
Old 05-31-2004, 07:35 PM   #11
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thank you, somehow when I simply recompiled the kernel without alsa it worked.... ;-)
 
  


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