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Old 06-24-2004, 06:24 PM   #1
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Arrow aplay: pcm_write:1029: write error: Input/output error

[mimithebrain@ *********** YES!]$ aplay 03\ Blue\ Suede\ Shoes.wav
Playing WAVE '03 Blue Suede Shoes.wav' : Signed 16 bit Little Endian, Rate 44100 Hz, Stereo
aplay: pcm_write:1029: write error: Input/output error

Any ideas?
Old 07-26-2004, 05:19 PM   #2
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I fix it on my own

I just don't know how I did it!
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I had the same problem on a Gateway Solo 5150 laptop running Debian Etch. My solution was to set the proper parameters in the /etc/modprobe.d/sound file. Here's my parameters:

alias snd-card-0 snd-es18xx
options snd-es18xx index=0 isapnp=0 port=0x240 dma1=1 dma2=3 irq=5

It was also necessary to start the driver with the command:

modprobe snd-es18xx

Or to add the following to /etc/modules file:


Once the error message is gone, you may also need to set the volume levels with the amixer command, such as:

amixer set Master 63
amixer set PCM 63

Hope this helps!


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