[PlanetCCRMA] sound problems

Juan Reyes juanig@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Mon Oct 14 15:27:01 2002

When you raised the levels on the alsamixer, did you un-mute each needed
channel. If I am not mistaken you need to type M after  changing the
levels on each fader.

May be you should also try:

 /etc/rc.d/init.d/alsasound restart

Good luck

 -- Juan

On Mon, 2002-10-14 at 14:28, Julia Fraile Arévalo wrote:
> We are trying to complete the installation of the Planet packages on an Athlon +1800 pc, Soltek motherboard, but for some reason - probably a silly one, since we are new to Linux - we can´t get any sound output.
> We have followed the installation instructions on the Planet homepage textually:
> - Alsaconf finds the onboard soundcard, a VIA8233 without any trouble, and the /etc/modules.conf does not need any re-configuration, so it seems, anyway.
> - No oss free drivers were installed during the Redhat 7.3 installation process, so apparently there is no need for unloading any oss free driver.
> - alsasound is added to /sbin/chkconfig and the alsa driver starts at boot up without any problems
> - The alsamixer is unmuted, volume is raised and the settings are saved using alsactl.
> - We have checked the output using aplay to play a .wav file. Everything seems to work fine except that there is no audible sound output ..!
> It´s not a matter of cable connection since sound output works fine in Windows XP, which is installed on another partition of the HD.
> We welcome any suggestions that will get us a bit further. Thank you.
> Kind regards from Denmark
> Poul Pock-Steen
> info@parla.org