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Old 02-10-2004, 06:59 PM   #1
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Unhappy Sound plays when tested but not for cdroms

Using: Fedora Project Kernel 2.4.22-1.2149 , GNOME, Asus A7333 Motherboard, Creative Labs Soundblaster 5.1


I'm new to linux and this is the current problem I am having.

For some reason I cannot hear sound when playing a cd-rom. The default player that pops up when I insert a disc is the 'CD Player' under GNOME. I checked my volume controls and I do not think anything is muted.

The strange thing is that when I use the 'Soundcard Detection' application under GNOME the sound will play fine from my speakers when set to:

Creative Labs, SB Live! EMU 10K1 -> CM8738

I also suspect that the sound is not player for other applications, like web pages or whatever.

Help... Thanks.
Old 02-10-2004, 07:10 PM   #2
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Is your cd-rom connected to your sound card? Is the CD volume up on the mixer?

Old 02-10-2004, 10:33 PM   #3
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Thanks. I think the problem was that the soundcard was not directly hooked up to the cdrom i was using (i have 2 cd drives installed). Also the sound only started when I had the mixer playing the cdrom and I ran the 'Soundcard Detection' thing at the same time.

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