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Old 05-22-2005, 07:44 AM   #1
trey85stang
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slackware 10.1, snd-emu10k1 & gnome


Hello all,

I am having a problem with sound in gnome. I have a Soundblaster Live Value that I have used for 2 years or so. I've never had a problem with it until I installed Slackware 10.1 and here is the problem I am having...

alsconf, alsamixer run fine, although alsamixer is not showing all the possible options that I generally have with this card. I am mainly looking for capture setting which is not an option. The next issue I seem to have is gnome does not recognize any soundcards are available. KDE (which throughly disgusts me) recognizes the sound cards and sound works.. but still no capture option.

I remember in previous installs, the gnome volume control always listed TWO mixers one labeled as OSS mixer one labeled as Soundblaster, or similar, the OSS mixer had the limited options, like I am seeing with alsamixer, the soundblaster listed all of the options that i currently no longer have.

Does anyone have any ideas what I might need to do?

sysinfo

Code:
root@darkstar:/home/trey# lspci
00:0d.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 04)
00:0d.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! MIDI/Game Port (rev 01)


root@darkstar:/home/trey# lsmod | grep snd
snd-emu10k1            65860   0
snd-hwdep               4352   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-util-mem            1136   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-ac97-codec         52472   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-pcm                54504   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-ac97-codec]
snd-timer              13412   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-pcm]
snd-rawmidi            12320   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-seq-device          3812   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-rawmidi]
snd                    31268   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-hwdep snd-util-mem snd-ac97-codec snd-pcm snd-timer snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]
soundcore               3396   2  [snd]
snd-page-alloc          4712   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-hwdep snd-pcm snd-timer snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device snd]

root@darkstar:/home/trey# ls /var/log/packages/ | grep alsa
alsa-driver-1.0.8_2.4.29-i486-1
alsa-lib-1.0.8-i486-1
alsa-oss-1.0.8-i486-1
alsa-utils-1.0.8-i486-1

root@darkstar:/home/trey# uname -r
2.4.29
:help:

Last edited by trey85stang; 05-22-2005 at 07:46 AM.
 
Old 05-22-2005, 12:11 PM   #2
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Try modprobe snd_pcm_oss also check if esd is running. I don't know if it will help. I run a sbpci 128
 
Old 05-22-2005, 12:14 PM   #3
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modprobe snd_emu10k1_synth
modprobe snd_mixer_oss
modprobe snd_pcm_oss
modprobe snd_seq_oss



use 'alsamixer -V capture' to view only the capture settings

Last edited by kodon; 05-22-2005 at 12:16 PM.
 
Old 05-22-2005, 12:15 PM   #4
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Quote:
Originally posted by Boow
Try modprobe snd_pcm_oss also check if esd is running. I don't know if it will help. I run a sbpci 128
Well, in my searches I had tried that as well, with no additional luck at all. esd was never running, so that could not of been the culprit.

I did come up witha workaround that is sufficient enough for me, I installed the 2.6.7 kerenl from 10.0 along with 10.0's alsa packages. Now everything is working as it was before the 10.1 install I know its not a solution.. but its a good/great enough for me work around
 
Old 05-22-2005, 12:19 PM   #5
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if you were running a different kernel,
then just d/l and install the alsa modules manually
 
  


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