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Old 08-04-2003, 08:05 PM   #1
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Soundcard not being detected

OK, so I got new memory for my machine... and I put it in

Noticed the soundcard was loose, it wobbled in its slot, took it out, put it back in (the same slot) and tightened screw.

Now my sound doesn't work!!

When I first installed redhat it wouldnt work cause i have onboard sound and it was trying to use that rather then SB Live!.... i had a friend root into my box and fix it... worked like a charm but he hasnt been online latley...

So... what do I do to change it so it uses my SB live?

PS. I _need_ my mic to work as well.... I do net coferencing... my friend was able to get that to work too... a mic jack is in the sb live!

here is the output os lsmod - which people ask for alot when thers soundcard issues
[root@Uberleet-Terminal sbin]# ./lsmod
Module Size Used by Tainted: PF
emu10k1 69032 0 (autoclean)
ac97_codec 13640 0 (autoclean) [emu10k1]
sound 74228 0 (autoclean) [emu10k1]
soundcore 6404 7 (autoclean) [emu10k1 sound]
radeon 116132 1
agpgart 47776 3
binfmt_misc 7400 1
vmnet 23720 6
vmmon 28084 0 (unused)
parport_pc 19076 1 (autoclean)
lp 8996 0 (autoclean)
parport 37056 1 (autoclean) [parport_pc lp]
autofs 13268 0 (autoclean) (unused)
iptable_filter 2412 0 (autoclean) (unused)
tulip 43840 1
iptable_mangle 2776 0 (autoclean) (unused)
iptable_nat 21720 0 (autoclean) (unused)
ip_conntrack 26976 1 (autoclean) [iptable_nat]
ip_tables 15096 5 [iptable_filter iptable_mangle iptable_nat]
sg 36524 0 (autoclean)
sr_mod 18136 0 (autoclean)
microcode 4668 0 (autoclean)
ide-scsi 12208 0
scsi_mod 107160 3 [sg sr_mod ide-scsi]
ide-cd 35708 0
cdrom 33728 0 [sr_mod ide-cd]
keybdev 2944 0 (unused)
mousedev 5492 1
hid 22148 0 (unused)
input 5856 0 [keybdev mousedev hid]
usb-uhci 26348 0 (unused)
usbcore 78784 1 [hid usb-uhci]
ext3 70784 2
jbd 51892 2 [ext3]
Old 08-05-2003, 05:40 AM   #2
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Location: Canberra, Australia
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Your /etc/modules.conf should have these lines:

alias sound-slot-1 snd-emu10k1
above snd-emu10k1 snd-pcm-oss

If it doesn't have these lines, then use a text editor to add them to the file (do this as root). If they are there already, then it's most probable that your sound card has a hardware problem. If that's the case, then I would remove the sound card and make sure that the connectors are clean. Particularly make sure that some dust or fluff didn't get into the connector when you re-seated it.


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