sound troubles

Chris Brannon chris at
Sun Jan 20 17:00:13 UTC 2013

<aerospace1028 at> writes:

> I followed the instructions
> and pressed escape and typed 
> "arch64".

Looks like those instructions are a bit dated, since arch64 should come
up first on a 64-bit system now.
In any case, doing this is fine; I'm just letting you know for future reference.

> Is there a way to test sound-output when the CD finishes loading? 
> asound-play or something to just run a sound-file through the
> headphones?  Also, how do I query or 
> change sound-card information/settings?

You could run speaker-test.  For querying / setting sound card
parameters, I use amixer.

-- Chris

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