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Old 02-18-2004, 07:45 PM   #1
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Soundblaster Live = no sound?


HI.
Im using:
-Soundblaster Live
-Slackware 9.1
-a 2.6.2 kernel Ive just compiled with emu10k1 support and alsa built-in.

Ive set the Master channel 'on' and put the volume up to 100% using both alsamixer and amixer, but still I get no sound.

Any ideas? :/
 
Old 02-18-2004, 07:55 PM   #2
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uh, from what I understand you need to make everything associated with ALSA as modules!! not built into the kernel.............
 
Old 02-18-2004, 08:30 PM   #3
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um, I dont know what youve been told, but it is indeed possible to build ALSA modules into the kernel.

Also, I just went over the FAQ on the ALSA site. The output of 'cat /proc/asound version' and 'cat /proc/asound/cards' checks out fine.

This is seeming very weird...
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:02 PM   #4
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you have to _mute_ the "SB Live" control in alsamixer

also, remember to use
Code:
alsactl store
to save the alsamixer settings for the next boot

Last edited by Axion; 02-18-2004 at 09:03 PM.
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:19 PM   #5
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run

gnome-alsamixer

If you have gnome installed! and unmute all the controls

-Matt
 
Old 02-18-2004, 09:26 PM   #6
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i do belive the problem is the sound device, i had the came problem on mine..

found chmod 777 /dev/snd/pcm* fixed it
 
Old 02-18-2004, 11:15 PM   #7
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Thnaks everyone for your replies. I didnt realise there were more controls to be found by scrolling the alsamixer screen... turns out that PCM was muted!
 
  


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