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Old 11-07-2005, 11:06 PM   #1
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the good ol' fedora and sound card not working problem


I am pretty new to linux, and i have a Creative Labs SB Audigy LS sitting in my computer. I have been using ALSA, but I get frequent problems like the the "the sound card is being used with a different application" stuff like that, and my sound isn't working with any flash (but that could be a completely seperate problem I don't know). Anyone have any pointers?
 
Old 11-08-2005, 06:43 PM   #2
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You are looking for something on dmix in ~./asoundrc file. Here is one I found here. There are many more so you might want to search for others and see. Most should look like this one.
http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...light=asoundrc

Hope this helps.
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Old 11-08-2005, 06:58 PM   #3
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i'm alittle confused haha, i can't find anything about asoundrc or dmix.
 
Old 11-08-2005, 08:31 PM   #4
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If you look at the above post link and look at post #4, it shows the contents of a file called .asoundrc that would be in your home directory. The lines of code is used to allow more than one sound at a time to /dev/dsp. More than likely it does not exist so create a new text file and cut and paste the lines from post #4 to it and save. Restart X server.

Hope this helps out there ericb. If still confused don't go crazy, were here to help.
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Old 11-08-2005, 09:42 PM   #5
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didn't work. I also forgot to include this error i get when i log in

Code:
Sound server informational message:
Error while initializing the sound driver:
device: default can't be opened for playback (Invalid argument)
The sound server will continue, using the null output device
 
Old 11-08-2005, 09:42 PM   #6
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oh yea i should also add i use fedora 4, (not slackware like it says in my profile)
 
Old 11-10-2005, 12:07 PM   #7
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any tips?
 
Old 11-11-2005, 10:40 PM   #8
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ahhhhhhhhh
 
Old 12-18-2005, 10:43 PM   #9
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any more help?
 
  


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