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Old 09-28-2003, 05:39 PM   #1
kfrancisco
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no music :-(


RedHat detected my soundcard as a:
Vendor: Ensonique
Model: ES1371 [AudioPCI-97]
Module: es1371

It plays the test sound perfectly, and even Gaim default sounds work perfectly.


But, when I try to play an audio CD via xmms, grip, gnome-cd and probably any other audio program...it doesn't play any sounds at all. I have not the slightest idea of what could be wrong...btw...im a n3wb and ive only been usin linux for about 2 week's worth of experience.

(sorry i posted this under general too...but its really a software problem)
 
Old 09-28-2003, 05:49 PM   #2
raistlinneo
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check inside your case and make sure there is a CD-audio cable running from your cd drive to your soundcard (or motherboard if its on-board sound)

If not, install one and all will be well.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 05:51 PM   #3
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yes definately check that. there's some other things to check also that i posted on your other same post.

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...threadid=97953

yeah, it's generally a good idea to not double post the same topic. just request a mod to move your post to the right forum.
 
Old 09-28-2003, 06:26 PM   #4
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i don't have a cd-audio cable running from my soundcard to my cd/dvd player. I'm assuming i have to purchase one...
 
Old 09-28-2003, 09:30 PM   #5
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Or, if you want to listen to CDs with XMMS, you can download a plugin that allows you to extract the audio data through the IDE/SCSI cable. Just have a look around at xmms.org at their input plugins.
 
  


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