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Old 01-12-2009, 06:44 AM   #1
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No sound when mint installed


I have installed linux mint for the first time.
I use the on-board sound card.
My M/B is P5 ASUS P5GD2 DELUXE (i915, s775)



From the command asoundconf list I take
Intel


From lspci I have :


00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82915G/P/GV/GL/PL/910GL Memory Controller Hub (rev 04)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82915G/P/GV/GL/PL/910GL PCI Express Root Port (rev 04)
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller (rev 03)
00:1c.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 1 (rev 03)
00:1c.1 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) PCI Express Port 2 (rev 03)
00:1d.0 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #1 (rev 03)
00:1d.1 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #2 (rev 03)
00:1d.2 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #3 (rev 03)
00:1d.3 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB UHCI #4 (rev 03)
00:1d.7 USB Controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) USB2 EHCI Controller (rev 03)
00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 PCI Bridge (rev d3)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FR (ICH6/ICH6R) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 03)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) IDE Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.2 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801FR/FRW (ICH6R/ICH6RW) SATA Controller (rev 03)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 03)
01:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88W8310 and 88W8000G [Libertas] 802.11g client chipset (rev 07)
01:03.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB43AB22/A IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
01:04.0 Mass storage controller: Integrated Technology Express, Inc. IT/ITE8212 Dual channel ATA RAID controller (rev 13)
01:05.0 RAID bus controller: Silicon Image, Inc. SiI 3114 [SATALink/SATARaid] Serial ATA Controller (rev 02)
02:00.0 Ethernet controller: Marvell Technology Group Ltd. 88E8053 PCI-E Gigabit Ethernet Controller (rev 15)
04:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV410 [Radeon X700 Pro (PCIE)]
04:00.1 Display controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV410 [Radeon X700 Pro (PCIE)] (Secondary)




Do you have any suggestions?
 
Old 01-12-2009, 08:42 AM   #2
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I don't have this chipset for sound, but mine is close. See if the sound module has loaded:

lsmod |grep snd |grep intel

Mine is snd_hda_intel. I have "Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family)"

It could be that yours uses a different driver, but it should still have 'snd' and 'intel' in it; so start by seeing if there is a driver loaded.
 
Old 01-13-2009, 07:12 AM   #3
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I am a new user so I didn't understand exactly form what you said what to do.
Which command should I give?
And where will the answer be?
 
Old 01-13-2009, 07:32 AM   #4
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Quote:
Originally Posted by angelosbg View Post
I am a new user so I didn't understand exactly form what you said what to do.
Which command should I give?
And where will the answer be?
You gave the output of lspci; so I assume that you know you need to type the commands in a terminal, right?

See if the sound module has loaded:

Code:
lsmod |grep snd |grep intel
The output will be in the same terminal if there is any intel sound driver loaded.

First try simply:

Code:
lsmod
You will see a stream of output like you got for lspci. The grep commands that I put in are to limit the output. You could do it like this too. That would show everything with 'snd' in it:

Code:
lsmod |grep snd
Or if you do it like this, you can get a text file with the info in it:
Code:
lsmod |grep snd >lsmod-sound.txt
That would be handy if you would like to post the results here.
 
Old 01-14-2009, 09:20 AM   #5
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Thanks a lot.
I am not in my PC now,as soon as I can I am going to post the results
 
Old 01-17-2009, 01:41 PM   #6
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When I gave lsmod |grep snd |grep intel the results were the following


snd_hda_intel 432020 3
snd_pcm 83844 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc 16776 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
snd_hwdep 15492 1 snd_hda_intel
snd 66340 15 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_hwdep,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_ seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device




On lsmod:


Module Size Used by
isofs 40100 1
udf 88356 0
crc_itu_t 10112 1 udf
af_packet 25728 2
binfmt_misc 16904 1
sco 18308 2
bridge 56980 0
stp 10628 1 bridge
bnep 20480 2
rfcomm 44432 0
l2cap 30464 6 bnep,rfcomm
bluetooth 61924 6 sco,bnep,rfcomm,l2cap
ppdev 15620 0
speedstep_lib 12676 0
cpufreq_userspace 11396 0
cpufreq_powersave 9856 0
cpufreq_stats 13188 0
cpufreq_ondemand 14988 0
freq_table 12672 2 cpufreq_stats,cpufreq_ondemand
cpufreq_conservative 14600 0
video 25104 0
output 11008 1 video
sbs 19464 0
container 11520 0
pci_slot 12552 0
sbshc 13440 1 sbs
wmi 14504 0
battery 18436 0
iptable_filter 10752 0
ip_tables 19600 1 iptable_filter
x_tables 22916 1 ip_tables
ac 12292 0
sbp2 29324 0
lp 17156 0
pcspkr 10624 0
evdev 17696 6
gspca_spca561 19328 0
gspca_main 29312 1 gspca_spca561
videodev 41344 1 gspca_main
v4l1_compat 22404 1 videodev
usblp 20480 0
snd_hda_intel 432020 3
snd_pcm_oss 46496 0
snd_mixer_oss 22912 2 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 83844 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc 16776 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
snd_hwdep 15492 1 snd_hda_intel
fglrx 1813960 26
snd_seq_dummy 11012 0
parport_pc 39204 1
parport 42604 3 ppdev,lp,parport_pc
snd_seq_oss 39936 0
button 14224 0
snd_seq_midi 14368 0
snd_rawmidi 29856 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 15232 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
iTCO_wdt 18596 0
iTCO_vendor_support 11652 1 iTCO_wdt
snd_seq 58480 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 29448 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 15500 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
intel_agp 33724 0
agpgart 42184 2 fglrx,intel_agp
snd 66340 15 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_hwdep,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_ seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
shpchp 37908 0
pci_hotplug 35236 1 shpchp
soundcore 15328 2 snd
ext3 133256 1
jbd 55444 1 ext3
mbcache 16004 1 ext3
sd_mod 42264 8
sr_mod 22212 1
crc_t10dif 9984 1 sd_mod
cdrom 43168 1 sr_mod
ata_generic 12932 0
pata_acpi 12160 0
sg 39732 0
usb_storage 81728 0
libusual 27156 1 usb_storage
usbhid 35840 0
hid 50560 1 usbhid
pata_it821x 18820 0
ata_piix 24580 1
sata_sil 15752 0
ahci 37132 6
libata 177312 6 ata_generic,pata_acpi,pata_it821x,ata_piix,sata_sil,ahci
ohci1394 37936 0
scsi_mod 155212 6 sbp2,sd_mod,sr_mod,sg,usb_storage,libata
dock 16656 1 libata
sky2 53380 0
ieee1394 96324 2 sbp2,ohci1394
ehci_hcd 43276 0
uhci_hcd 30736 0
usbcore 148848 9 gspca_spca561,gspca_main,usblp,usb_storage,libusual,usbhid,ehci_hcd,uhci_hcd
thermal 23708 0
processor 42156 1 thermal
fan 12548 0
fbcon 47648 0
tileblit 10880 1 fbcon
font 16512 1 fbcon
bitblit 13824 1 fbcon
softcursor 9984 1 bitblit
fuse 60828 11



On lsmod |grep snd I had



snd_hda_intel 432020 3
snd_pcm_oss 46496 0
snd_mixer_oss 22912 2 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 83844 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_page_alloc 16776 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
snd_hwdep 15492 1 snd_hda_intel
snd_seq_dummy 11012 0
snd_seq_oss 39936 0
snd_seq_midi 14368 0
snd_rawmidi 29856 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 15232 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 58480 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 29448 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 15500 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd 66340 15 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_hwdep,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_ seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 15328 2 snd




These are my results except for the last command which I gave it and I didn't see any text.I don't know what the results mean so please help.
If you need the last command I'll try more,if these results aren't enough.
I am a new user so I hope you understand..




Also when I tried "modprobe hda_intel" I had


FATAL: Module hda_intel not found.




.Does it mean anything?




Thanks a lot

Last edited by angelosbg; 01-17-2009 at 01:48 PM.
 
Old 01-17-2009, 02:04 PM   #7
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modprobe snd-hda-intel

alsa modules are mostly prefixed with snd-

in either case your card should show up in /proc/asound/cards

cat /proc/asound/cards

The device associated with 0 is your default soundcard. Bearing in mind that not to long ago people only had 1 soundcard. These days, your usb microphone has a soundcard, your webcam has a soundcard, your motherboard has a soundcard, your video card has a soundcard, your modem has a soundcard, and you might even have a soundcard of your own. And it's not likely that the one you actually use got priority (0) by default. There are various ways to work around that, but not until we know more about your issue as it is today.
 
  


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