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Old 10-21-2004, 02:53 PM   #1
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Alsa Drivers not FULLY working on Mandrake


I installed the newest stable drivers from alsa for my sound sound card (audigy ls). It seems that the only program that I hear sound from, is totem movie player. Everything else has no sound whats so ever. The sound mixer that came with Mandrake will not use it. I have a big slash on the speaker in the corner of my screen. Maybe I configured it wrong or is there somthing I can do to correct this sound problem, so that everything will have sound.

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Old 10-21-2004, 03:11 PM   #2
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When I try to configure my sound, it says: " Couldn't open mixer device /dev/sound/mixer"
 
Old 10-21-2004, 03:20 PM   #3
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There are two ways of getting Linux drivers to work, you can either compile them into the kernel or build them separately as modules.

You must turn on the sound support soundcore module. This is in the kernel. Look in the sound drivers directory and it should be the first option. Most people enable the module setting.
I think I have to do this. I really don't understand how to compile or turn on soundcore module. Any help?
 
Old 10-21-2004, 04:39 PM   #4
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Under linux, the sound drivers are part of the kernel. You don't download a seperate driver and install it. The quote in your last post is in relation to adding support to the kernel for your card. Can't you use the Mandrake control program to set up your card? Its a popular card so should have rather good support.

If not, then there are other things that you can try but that's the first thing to try.

Hope that helps

Alex
 
Old 10-22-2004, 02:04 PM   #5
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I tried going into the mandrake control and running a config, but it isn't doing anything. Unless I am doing somthing wrong on Mandrake it self, I think I need to compile these alsa drivers to my kernel. Some info on that?

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