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Old 03-14-2010, 12:33 PM   #1
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Question sound card not being recognized

Trying to get sound to work with LENNY.

lspci | grep audio shows a cirrus logic CS4614/22/24/30 sound card, but running alsaconf does not find the card. I added my user name to the audio group but still nothing.

Running alsamixergui give an error (no surprise there): "Function snd-ctl-open failed for default. No such file or directory."

The volume control icon at the top of the screen has a red X and when you click it it says: "No volume control GStreamer plugins and/or devices found."

How do I give Lenny a voice?
Old 03-14-2010, 07:36 PM   #2
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The sc46xx driver has been removed due to copyright issues. The last kernel version that had this module included was 2.6.22.

make sure you have the linux-headers package installed. Then download the original alsa-driver tarball, unpack it, cd into the directory that creates and:
./configure --with-cards=cs46xx --with-sequencer=yes --with-isapnp=no --disable-verbose-printk
make install
modprobe snd-cs46xx
By now there may be a package to add such removed drivers.

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