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Old 03-14-2007, 02:25 PM   #1
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No sound - SUSE 10.1/Realtek AC97

I've recently installed SUSE 10.1, I have onboard Realtek AC97 sound for use with Linux (I would use the x-fi card, but there are no drivers for it) - but I get no sound.

I believe I have all the updates/patches installed, and YAST says "driver snd-intel8x0" under hardware>sound. I'm not sure if that means I have a driver though.

Old 03-14-2007, 07:08 PM   #2
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Try running, as root:


Old 03-15-2007, 01:24 PM   #3
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I found the source of the problem.

My onboard sound is dead.

Looks like Linux is working just fine.


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