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Old 03-08-2004, 09:25 PM   #1
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Angry SB Live! detected, no sound when tested


I just installed Fedora(kernel 2.4.22-1.2115) and my system detects my SB Live! card just fine but the test sound doesn't play. sndconfig also detects the card just fine but says "An error occured while writing the config file" when I try to set it up. Also, aumix is not muted.

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Old 03-09-2004, 05:30 AM   #2
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Thy checking the permissions for the sound dev files.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 08:14 AM   #3
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How do I do that?, I'm kind of a newbie. But thanks for the tip.
 
Old 03-10-2004, 04:45 PM   #4
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Have a look at /dev/dsp*, /dev/mixer*, /dev/midi*, /dev/sequencer* and /dev/audio*.
This is what mine look loke,
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bern@beast bern $ ll /dev/dsp*
lrwxrwxrwx    1 root     root            4 Feb  3 17:33 /dev/dsp -> dsp0
crw-rw-rw-    1 root     sys       14,   3 Aug 29  2003 /dev/dsp0
crw-rw-rw-    1 root     sys       14,  19 Aug 29  2003 /dev/dsp1
crw-rw-rw-    1 root     sys       14,  35 Aug 29  2003 /dev/dsp2
crw-rw-rw-    1 root     sys       14,  51 Aug 29  2003 /dev/dsp3
bern@beast bern $
 
Old 03-11-2004, 10:33 AM   #5
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Ok, I checked those files out. Here's what /dev/dsp* looked like

[root@localhost bill]# ll /dev/dsp*
crw------- 1 bill root 14, 3 Sep 15 09:40 /dev/dsp
crw------- 1 bill root 14, 19 Sep 15 09:40 /dev/dsp1
crw------- 1 bill root 55, 0 Sep 15 09:40 /dev/dsp56k

It doesn't look a bit like yours, so what does this mean? By the way, what exactly is that "ll" command?
 
Old 03-11-2004, 12:40 PM   #6
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Ok, the command "chmod 666" will change the permissions to rw-rw-rw, do "man chmod" for the full instructions.
The command "ll" is what I use as an alias for "ls -al", and I use "l" as an alias for ls -l". You can set an alias in your ~/.bashrc file.
This is what I have for "ll" and "l"
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alias ll="ls -al --color"
alias l="ls -l --color"
 
Old 03-11-2004, 05:17 PM   #7
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Ok, I used chmod to change the permissions for /dev/dsp*, /dev/mixer*, /dev/midi*, /dev/sequencer*, and /dev/audio*. I still can't get the test sound to play though. Is there something else that I have to do?


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Old 03-11-2004, 10:35 PM   #8
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Ok, is fedora using alsa or oss?
 
  


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