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Old 08-25-2002, 03:29 PM   #1
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Question Gained sound on Linux and lost it on Windows

I have both Windows 98 and SUSE Linux on my computer.
To start using NoteEdit, I installed the latest timidity. Before I can get sound from NoteEdit, I have to enter the following command on the console:
timidity -iA -B8,2 -Od
I also ran timidity.conf once (in the hope to avoid the command line part in the future), and kept all the default paremeters.

Now, when I boot Windows, I have no sound at all (the driver is Sys 7018).The CD player, for instance, behaves as if everything is fine, but there is no sound output. I tried the sound troubleshooting of the Windows help, but I get nowhere.

Why does fiddling with the Linux sound drivers affect my Windows drivers?

Please show me the way, you wise ones!!
Old 08-25-2002, 08:40 PM   #2
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it don't

Must be a coincidence

is linux on it's own partition?

are you mounting your windows partition in linux?
Old 08-26-2002, 03:26 PM   #3
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I mounted 8.0 SUSE on a preexisting Windows 98.
Old 08-26-2002, 07:06 PM   #4
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Is that soundcard an EISA card that normally attempts to autoconfigure itself? I have heard that very rarely if you get an unco-operative card to work under Linux, then it fails to work under Windows. Sorry that I can't offer any advice, but I've never encountered the problem myself. I would think that if you removed the associated drivers in Windows and searched for new hardware, and let Windows find the card with whatever its new settings are, you might be OK. Just a thought...


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