[PlanetCCRMA] Soundcard problems

Steve Harris S.W.Harris@ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Sep 24 10:28:01 2003

On Wed, Sep 24, 2003 at 09:32:35AM -0600, Barry Hembree wrote:
> Hi All,
> I'm new to CCRMA but not new to Linux. I am running Redhat 8.0 with a
> Sounblaster AWE64 card. I have followed the install instructions all the
> way up to the sound card configuration part. The new kernel boots up
> fine. When I run alsaconf it seems to work (although there are some
> error messages that briefly flash on the screen). However, I don't hear
> any of the test sounds. My /etc/modules.conf file has been modified. If
> I try to manually start alsa sound it says it is already running. If I
> try to stop it I get a long list of devices that are busy (corresponding
> to the list of drivers in modules.conf).

You can use lsmod to find out if the modules are loading OK.
I assume you;ve done the obvious htings like making sure hte mixer levels
are up?

- Steve