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Old 01-05-2005, 01:59 AM   #1
monkeyking
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creative live not working


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I checked some websites and It seems that all there is to it is running alsaconf, so I haven't done anything else.
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I tried alsaconf, it tells me to unload any app that are using my sounddriver and stop it.
How do I do that.??
But it says that It will try, so I give it a go.
I select the right soundcard emu10k1
and press ok all the way
When I try alsamixeri I get this repley
Code:
bash-2.05b# alsamixer 
ALSA lib control.c:654: (snd_ctl_open_noupdate) Invalid CTL default
alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such file or directory
Am I missing something.??

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Old 01-05-2005, 02:36 AM   #2
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Informing what Linux distro you are using would be helpfull. You may want to do lsmod to see whether your alsa modules are actually loaded. I found that getting the alsa from the source and compilling it yourself works the best (at least, it is on my distro which is a slackware)
 
Old 01-05-2005, 03:54 AM   #3
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check this site out

http://shilo.is-a-geek.com/slack/sound10.html

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Originally posted by aherrys
Informing what Linux distro you are using would be helpfull.
He's using slackware as this is the slackware sub-forum

Last edited by heema; 01-05-2005 at 03:57 AM.
 
Old 01-05-2005, 04:04 AM   #4
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I have noticed that there are several versions of SB Live with different codec chips. Creative (and many others) have a bad habit of using the same product name for several rather different products. This can lead to odd driver problems.

It is important for alsa to work that your sound card is the first sound device. Beware of modems and video capture cards taking the first slot.
 
Old 01-05-2005, 04:28 AM   #5
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Here's my lsmod
Code:
Module                  Size  Used by    Tainted: P  
snd-pcm-oss            37736   0 
snd-mixer-oss          12504   0  [snd-pcm-oss]
usb-storage            66176   0  (unused)
parport_pc             14788   0 
parport                23336   0  [parport_pc]
uhci                   24444   0  (unused)
usbcore                59308   1  [usb-storage uhci]
8139too                14376   0 
mii                     2272   0  [8139too]
crc32                   2880   0  [8139too]
snd-emu10k1            62920   0 
snd-pcm                56072   0  [snd-pcm-oss snd-emu10k1]
snd-timer              13604   0  [snd-pcm]
snd-hwdep               4804   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-page-alloc          6328   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-pcm]
snd-util-mem            1136   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-ac97-codec         49500   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-rawmidi            12740   0  [snd-emu10k1]
snd-seq-device          3888   0  [snd-emu10k1 snd-rawmidi]
snd                    30852   0  [snd-pcm-oss snd-mixer-oss snd-emu10k1 snd-pcm                                                                snd-timer snd-hwdep snd-util-mem snd-ac97-codec snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]
soundcore               3396   6  [snd]
emu10k1-gp              1352   0  (unused)
gameport                1420   0  [emu10k1-gp]
nvidia               3205624   6 
ndiswrapper            55924   1 
agpgart                43940   3
Heres my lspci
Code:
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8371 [KX133] (rev 02)
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8371 [KX133 AGP]
00:07.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super South] (rev 22)
00:07.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C/VT8235 PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 10)
00:07.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6202 [USB 2.0 controller] (rev 10)
00:07.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6202 [USB 2.0 controller] (rev 10)
00:07.4 Bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C686 [Apollo Super ACPI] (rev 30)
00:08.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd.: Unknown device 8180 (rev 20)
00:09.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
00:0a.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 06)
00:0a.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! MIDI/Game Port (rev 06)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV10DDR [GeForce 256 DDR] (rev 10)
I'm on a slack 10.
Could you elaborate on "beeing the first sound device".
And the shilo site, he didn't have any problems.
Thanks for your reply's

Last edited by monkeyking; 01-05-2005 at 04:30 AM.
 
Old 01-06-2005, 07:52 AM   #6
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I have a creative sb live card and it's working fine with slackware 10.
I did not have to run alsaconf after installation of slack, just alsamixer to modify
the volume. You seem to have the all the required modules loaded.

"alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such file or directory"

Have you upgraded to the 2.6.7 kernel included in the /testing directory?
If you did, then all the alsa sound device files in /dev gets deleted.
As I recall, that kernel is not configured with the sound modules
you need.

Last edited by soulclap; 01-06-2005 at 07:56 AM.
 
  


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