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I have seen the thread you linked to which is what prompted me to upgrade my kernel. I just had a quick go at creating a sound.conf but that removed what function i did have.
I am a little short on time at the moment but the output of the commands you listed are below, and i will try and do a nv log tonight.
I don't think there is any problems with the hardware as i am able to play sound in Amarok and VLC now i have selected the card and subdevice instead of the default so i believe i just need to figure out where to make it the system default.
Just thought speaker-test -c2 -twav -Dplughw:0,9 also give audio.
I dont seem to be getting anywhere with this at all
Just thought i should make clear that every thing works and for kde apps its fine but outside of that mplayer etc they are looking i assume for the old analog card.
Start of NVIDIA bug report log file. Please include this file
when reporting a graphics driver bug via the nV News NVIDIA
Linux forum (see www.nvnews.net) or by sending email to
nvidia-bug-report.sh Version: 8096207
Date: Tue Jan 25 17:16:12 GMT 2011
uname: Linux home 2.6.38-rc2 #1 SMP Mon Jan 24 22:50:20 GMT 2011 x86_64 AMD Athlon(tm) II X2 255 Processor AuthenticAMD GNU/Linux
Distribution: Slackware64-current with "True Multilib." FreeBSD.
After working with this problem for awhile I decided it wasn't worth the effort, unless, of course, as someone pointed on in the thread below, you are plugging your computer system into your home entertainment center.