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Old 08-21-2010, 04:23 PM   #1
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No Sound Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit)

hi all,

I'm having an issue where I can't hear any sounds in Ubuntu 10.04 (64-bit). In the Sounds Preferences, under Hardware it correctly lists "SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio". The sound is not muted, and I've tried cycling through various Profile options in the hardware tab. Since it is correctly detected, I'm thinking that there might be something simple that I'm missing here. The motherboard is an MSI P6N Diamond

Anyone have any ideas?

$ sudo aplay -l

**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Generic [HD-Audio Generic], device 0: CA0110 Analog [CA0110 Analog]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: Generic [HD-Audio Generic], device 1: CA0110 Digital [CA0110 Digital]
Subdevices: 0/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

The following is shown using the lspci -v command:

09:00.0 Audio device: Creative Labs [SB X-Fi Xtreme Audio] CA0110-IBG
Subsystem: Creative Labs Device 0010
Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 64, IRQ 19
Memory at febfc000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 3
Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel

I found my sound card on the ALSA list (it is not a separate physical sound card. sound is onboard):

X-Fi Xtreme Audio (PCI) CA0106
[PCI] snd-ca0106; [ ] supported [ ] not supported

So I tried:

sudo modprobe snd-ca0106

There was no output indicating anything happened. I am still not hearing any sounds and I am out of ideas.

I also tried installing the alsamixer and adjusting the volume, but it didn't help.

Note: If it matters, I am using headphones, but I have tried selecting Analog Headphones in the Output tab. No luck.

Please help!

Last edited by bbb125; 08-21-2010 at 04:25 PM.
Old 08-21-2010, 04:28 PM   #2
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I actually have a problem running sound as root, whereas it loads as a regular user.
Old 08-22-2010, 04:58 PM   #3
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So you think this is a bug with Ubuntu? Or is there something else I could try to fix this?
Old 08-22-2010, 05:56 PM   #4
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Try going through this guide and see if it helps you at all
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CA0110 IBG No sound

Try this, it worked for me. In 64 bit Ubuntu Maverick.
Old 01-21-2011, 01:10 AM   #6
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hi bbb125,
have you checked the sound with any other os or is it a newly installed pc.
Also what abt service for sound


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