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Old 06-02-2005, 08:01 AM   #1
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No sound - Mandrake 10 - (again a thread on that topic...)


Hi,

This is my first question here. That kind of question has already been asked but...

In a few words : I have no sound.

In the following lines I tried to give the needed details, I gave some of them, maybe not the good ones, I am sorry about that...

I am using Mandrake 10.

Here are some informations on my soundcard, as given by Mandrake :

Vendeur: ‎Intel Corp.
Autres pilotes: ‎ali5455:i810_audio:nvaudio
Bus: ‎PCI
Identification de Bus: ‎8086:24d5:1462:7280
Position sur le bus: ‎0:1f:5
Description: ‎82801EB AC'97 Audio
Module: ‎snd-intel8x0
Classe de matériel: ‎MULTIMEDIA_AUDIO

You might need further details in order to help me but I don nott really what kind of details I should provide... I tried to follow the general advices :

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<<
1. If this is a question about getting a component PCI device working; soundcards, network cards, wireless network cards, video cards, etc... paste in the output of

/sbin/lspci
>>

I did not find that...


<<
2. Next up, what kernel AND distro are you using
>>

Mandrake 10, 2.6.3-4mdk

About dmesg, I do not really know what part of it I should past here...

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Other things,

I played with alsamixer, sound seems to be turned on ;
...

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Thanks,

toasterbis
 
Old 06-02-2005, 08:55 AM   #2
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Try this:
Code:
su
/sbin/lspci
alsaconf
 
Old 06-02-2005, 10:11 AM   #3
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Thanks for your help,

I tried << /sbin/lspci >> as root, I got the following answer : << No such file or directory >>

I tried alsaconf. It looked nice and answered :

<<
Loading driver...
Le pilote ALSA (version 1.0.2c) est déjà en marche.
(in english : ALSA is already running, or something like that)
Setting default volumes...
===============================================================================

Now ALSA is ready to use.
For adjustment of volumes, use your favorite mixer.

Have a lot of fun!
>>

But I had still no sound, except when raising the phone input level, in that case it produces ugly sounds. That may mean that something works but I can not say what...

I would appreciate any further help, and appologize for my poor english,

toasterbis
 
Old 06-02-2005, 10:31 AM   #4
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Did you reboot after doing the alsaconf? If not,
then try that.
 
Old 06-02-2005, 03:01 PM   #5
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I tried... no success...
 
Old 06-02-2005, 04:35 PM   #6
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That's the limit of my knowledge, maybe someone else
can help you if you post the info on your sound card.

You might also check our hardware compatability list.

good luck
 
Old 06-03-2005, 07:51 AM   #7
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Thanks for your help.

Does someone has another idea ? I can try to give further information if needed...

toasterbis
 
Old 06-06-2005, 06:59 PM   #8
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I know that this is pretty basic, but, I've found the biggest problem with Mandrake was sound. It was from the mixer, which should be easy to fix. Try opening up a mixer program (Kmix, alsamixer, alsamixergui, etc) and sliding up the master and PCM volume controls (If you use kmix, be sure the green light is turned on. If you fire up alsamixer from the command prompt, use the "M" key to unmute the sliders and raise or lower the volume with the arrow keys. If you get sound, then at the command prompt, as root, type
Code:
alsactl store
which should store that value for reboot.

Good luck.
 
  


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