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Old 03-10-2004, 01:29 AM   #1
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How do I get my onboard sound working?!


THis is realy making me mad, I want sound! Can someone just tell me some ways to get it working?...PLEASE?!


Thank you
~Kyle.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 01:58 AM   #2
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you didn't mention what soundcard you are using...

have you tried using "alsaconf" to set-it-up???
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:18 AM   #3
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I dont know what it is...its onboard sound, its not a sound card.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:26 AM   #4
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Check out your mobo specs and see what soundchip it is exactly that you are using.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:33 AM   #5
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IM reading the manual, and under specs>audio it says

"5.1 channels AC'97 audio"
 
Old 03-10-2004, 02:40 AM   #6
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I'm pretty sure you need the intel driver. Try this.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 04:18 AM   #7
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Arggg, it says this

"checking for kernel version... The file /usr/src/linux/include/linux/version.h does not exist.
Please, install the package with full kernel sources for your distribution
or use --with-kernel=dir option to specify another directory with kernel
sources (default is /usr/src/linux)."

This bad?

I hate being a newbie .
Maybe I didnt download the right file...ill go back and look.

Last edited by /home/kyle; 03-10-2004 at 04:20 AM.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 06:59 PM   #8
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if you have alsa installed you can try to use "alsaconf" (as root, from the command line)...

if you don't have alsa, i think to install it in mandrake you just gotta do a (as root):

urpmi alsa


post the output of this to see what you have:

cat /proc/pci


also, see if this works:

modprobe ac97_codec
 
Old 03-10-2004, 07:08 PM   #9
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i am almost certain mandrake would come with the driver for the AC97 driver

i am not sure if mandrake uses alsa, but in console, do su -, then alsaconf

if that doesn't work, download the alsa driver
http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa/ftp...-1.0.3.tar.bz2

and the alsaconf tool
http://www.alsa-project.org/alsa/ftp...-0.4.3b.tar.gz

compile and install the driver (the usual ./configure, make, make install); the alsaconf is an executable, just cd into the directory and run alsaconf

*btw, you will need to install your kernel source rpm's
do:
uname -r

to find our kernel version; then go to mandrake's website and find the rpm for that version's kernel source and install it with
rpm -Uvh name.rpm
 
Old 03-10-2004, 10:25 PM   #10
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Ummmm, you were right...I ran alsaconf and a setup thing started in konsole..I dunno if itllw ork yet..but it says it installed the drivers just fine
 
Old 03-10-2004, 10:44 PM   #11
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I dont think I need this alsa thing....how come when I turn the volume up its all like

"Beeeeeeeppppppppepeppppp" and "booooooooop" just an on going sound, the hgiher I put the volume the deeper the sound.

 
Old 03-10-2004, 11:30 PM   #12
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Quote:
Originally posted by /home/kyle
I dont think I need this alsa thing...
ummm... why??? cuz you can't get it to work right yet???


-----------------------------------------


was it an application making the sound or just the whole thing???

after configuring alsa, for example, to use xmms you'd need to tell it to use alsa instead of oss by going into it's preferences and configuring it...

did you make sure you didn't have any sound apps open when you ran alsaconf???


what's the output of these:

lsmod

cat /proc/pci

(i asked you for this in an above post)


are you sure the weird sound you are hearing isn't microphone feedback???

(just a thought)

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Old 03-11-2004, 01:07 AM   #13
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AHAHHA...I feel kinda dumb, yes the sound I was hearing WAS hte microphone feedback, and no I have not configured xmms to alsa yet..I will do that right now


*hits himself*

Common snse kyle, common sense!

Last edited by /home/kyle; 03-11-2004 at 03:17 AM.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 03:22 AM   #14
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lsmod shows me

Module Size Used by Not tainted
isofs 28148 1 (autoclean)
nls_iso8859-1 3484 1 (autoclean)
udf 88736 0 (autoclean)
snd-seq-oss 32000 0 (unused)
snd-seq-midi-event 6080 0 [snd-seq-oss]
snd-seq 42544 2 [snd-seq-oss snd-seq-midi-event]
snd-pcm-oss 43652 0
snd-mixer-oss 14200 0 [snd-pcm-oss]
snd-intel8x0 22020 2
snd-pcm 79588 0 [snd-pcm-oss snd-intel8x0]
snd-timer 18436 0 [snd-seq snd-pcm]
snd-ac97-codec 45720 0 [snd-intel8x0]
snd-mpu401-uart 4704 0 [snd-intel8x0]
snd-rawmidi 17760 0 [snd-mpu401-uart]
snd-seq-device 5832 0 [snd-seq-oss snd-seq snd-rawmidi]
snd-page-alloc 9044 0 [snd-intel8x0 snd-pcm]
snd 41380 2 [snd-seq-oss snd-seq-midi-event snd-seq snd-pcm-oss snd-mixer-oss snd-intel8x0 snd-pcm snd-timer snd-ac97-codec snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]
soundcore 6340 0 [snd]
af_packet 14856 1 (autoclean)
sr_mod 19384 0 (autoclean)
floppy 55932 0
sis900 15244 1 (autoclean)
supermount 84032 3 (autoclean)
ide-cd 33956 1
cdrom 32608 0 [sr_mod ide-cd]
ide-scsi 11376 0
scsi_mod 106176 2 [sr_mod ide-scsi]
usbmouse 2936 0 (unused)
keybdev 2756 0 (unused)
mousedev 5428 1
hid 24164 0 (unused)
input 5696 0 [usbmouse keybdev mousedev hid]
ehci-hcd 19212 0 (unused)
usb-ohci 21080 0 (unused)
usbcore 74988 1 [usbmouse hid ehci-hcd usb-ohci]
rtc 9004 0 (autoclean)
ext3 60048 2
jbd 39264 2 [ext3]

cat /proc/pci shows me

PCI devices found:
Bus 0, device 0, function 0:
Host bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 746 Host (rev 16).
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xd0000000 [0xd3ffffff].
Bus 0, device 1, function 0:
PCI bridge: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SG86C202 (rev 0).
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=10.
Bus 0, device 2, function 0:
ISA bridge: PCI device 1039:0964 (Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]) (rev 54).
Bus 0, device 2, function 5:
IDE interface: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] 5513 [IDE] (rev 1).
Master Capable. Latency=128.
I/O at 0xff00 [0xff0f].
Bus 0, device 2, function 7:
Multimedia audio controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] Sound Controller (rev 160).
IRQ 10.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=52.Max Lat=11.
I/O at 0xc400 [0xc4ff].
I/O at 0xc000 [0xc07f].
Bus 0, device 3, function 2:
USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (#3) (rev 15).
IRQ 3.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Max Lat=80.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xcfffa000 [0xcfffafff].
Bus 0, device 3, function 1:
USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (#2) (rev 15).
IRQ 12.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Max Lat=80.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xcfff9000 [0xcfff9fff].
Bus 0, device 3, function 0:
USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 1.0 Controller (rev 15).
IRQ 5.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Max Lat=80.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xcfff8000 [0xcfff8fff].
Bus 0, device 3, function 3:
USB Controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] USB 2.0 Controller (rev 0).
IRQ 5.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Max Lat=80.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xcfffb000 [0xcfffbfff].
Bus 0, device 4, function 0:
Ethernet controller: Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS] SiS900 10/100 Ethernet (rev 144).
IRQ 5.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=52.Max Lat=11.
I/O at 0xbc00 [0xbcff].
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xcfff7000 [0xcfff7fff].
Bus 0, device 5, function 0:
RAID bus controller: PCI device 1039:0180 (Silicon Integrated Systems [SiS]) (rev 1).
IRQ 12.
Master Capable. Latency=128.
I/O at 0xdc00 [0xdc07].
I/O at 0xd800 [0xd803].
I/O at 0xd400 [0xd407].
I/O at 0xd000 [0xd003].
I/O at 0xcc00 [0xcc0f].
I/O at 0xc800 [0xc87f].
Bus 1, device 0, function 0:
VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV34 [GeForce FX 5200] (rev 161).
IRQ 11.
Master Capable. Latency=32. Min Gnt=5.Max Lat=1.
Non-prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xce000000 [0xceffffff].
Prefetchable 32 bit memory at 0xc0000000 [0xc7ffffff].

I did those commands in Konsole under root, I dont know if thats what u wanted or not.
 
Old 03-11-2004, 03:33 AM   #15
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ALSA isnt an option to use in the output plugin...all thats there is

aRts output
eSound and
OSS.
 
  


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