[PlanetCCRMA] Dell M50 anyone? Problems setting up ALSA with alsaconf.

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Jul 23 18:20:02 2004

On Wed, 2004-07-21 at 23:24, rodney wrote:
> I am setting up planet CCRMA on a Dell M50 Precision workstation laptop.
> I have got as far as putting in the ccrma kernel and setting up ALSA as per
> the instructions.
> When I run /usr/sbin/alsaconf , I get the following messages:
> /usr/sbin/alsaconf: line 124: modinfo: command not found
> /usr/sbin/alsaconf: line 131: modinfo: command not found
> /usr/sbin/alsaconf: line 139: modinfo: command not found
> Then, everything else seems fine except there's no sound coming out of
> anything. 

Things to check:
- is alsa really starting?
  is there a directory named /proc/asound?
  see what you get from "cat /proc/asound/cards"
- are all audio channels unmuted and the volume is up?
  (use alsamixer in a terminal or gamix for a gui app)

-- Fernando