[PlanetCCRMA] No sound

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Apr 12 15:01:01 2007

On Mon, 2007-04-09 at 14:55 -0400, John Dey wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I had a working fc5/ccrma system as of yesterday.  I added fluidsynth 
> from a tar file and I seemed to have clobbered something.  Here is the 
> error messages from aplay.  Any suggestion would be greatly 
> appreciated.  (I have a dual boot system and my sound card works under 
> windows--Thank goodness.)  Thanks in advance for your assistance.

Hmmm, I don't think that fluidsynth could have affected that...
Check the integrity of alsa-lib:
   rpm -V alsa-lib

and while you do that let's check which version you have installed:
   rpm -q -i alsa-lib

Sounds like something is broken there (most probably the definitions for
the dmix plugin). 

-- Fernando

> [robo5@robo5 WAV]$ aplay BWV535.wav
> ALSA lib confmisc.c:672:(snd_func_card_driver) cannot find card '0'
> ALSA lib conf.c:3492:(_snd_config_evaluate) function 
> snd_func_card_driver returned error: No such device
> ALSA lib confmisc.c:392:(snd_func_concat) error evaluating strings
> ALSA lib conf.c:3492:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat 
> returned error: No such device
> ALSA lib confmisc.c:1072:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
> ALSA lib conf.c:3492:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer 
> returned error: No such device
> ALSA lib conf.c:3961:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such device
> ALSA lib pcm.c:2099:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
> aplay: main:547: audio open error: No such device
> [robo5@robo5 WAV]$ aplay -l
> aplay: device_list:222: no soundcards found...
> [robo5@robo5 WAV]$