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Old 02-29-2004, 02:53 PM   #1
tredonmirc
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Distribution: Yellow Dog 3.01 on Ibook 2.0
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Question ibook 2.2 yellow dog 3.01 audio problems


Hello everyone. I am a self classified noobie - I've used linux for no more than 2 weeks now, and although I am talking unix classes in college - some of the problems I'm experiencing can only be solved with experience (aka POWER USER - YOU!)
Here's the problems - I'm using a yellow dog distro of linux (ver 3.0 or 3.01) with a benh kernel in a gnome enviroment. I have no issues with the video or internet (currently using an ibook 900 G3 with radeon 7500 and airport - I am writing this post in linux now). BUT - I am having significant problems with my audio. I have searched high an low for an explanation but I have yet to find the solution. This is the problem. When linux installed the test audio plays (midi format perhaps?) Yet I can't hear anything that try and play in the cd player (used the normal cd player and xmms) and I don't think I can hear any wav files - NOTHING! I've tried to edit some of the modules.conf documents to load specific drivers as was suggested by another site, but I still can't hear anything from the cdrom. I understand that the primary reason for this is because it must play in digital mode (no wire connecting the cdrom...??) But I have absolutely no idea how to fix this.
Below is a copy of my modules.conf configuration - any advice would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

/etc/modules.conf file configuration

alias eth0 sungem
alias eth1 airport
alias char-major-4 off
#post-install sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
#pre-remove sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1
|| :

alias sound-slot-0 dmasound_pmac
alias sound-slot-1 dmasound_pmac
alias sound-service-0-0 dmasound_pmac
alias sound-service-0-3 dmasound_pmac
alias sound-service-1-0 dmasound_pmac
alias char-major-14 soundcore
alias char-major-14-3 dmasound_pmac
alias char-major-14-0 i2c-keywest
alias /dev/dsp dmasound_pmac
alias /dev/mixer i2c-keywest
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