Troubleshooting sound issues

Gilboa Davara gilboad at
Sun Dec 18 13:26:20 UTC 2005

On Sun, 2005-12-18 at 07:23 -0600, Charles Howse wrote:
> Hi, first post to list.  Experienced w/ FC, but haven't used it in a while.
> :-)
> I have a fresh install of FC4, and I'm trying to get sound working.
> I don't hear the test sound in sound card configuration.
> It says it's detected an Ensoniq ES1371 [Audio PCI-97] with module
> snd-ens-1371.
> lsmod indicates the module is loaded.
> I've read some posts elsewhere concerning 'if using ALSA..." but don't know
> if I'm using it.
> What can I read to help resolve this issue?
> --
> Thanks,
> Charles
> You might be a redneck Jedi Knight if...
> The worst part of spending time on Dagobah is the dadgum skeeters.

Might sound stupid, but did you remember to unmute the source card?
Fire up a console and run alsamixer and unmute the main channel...


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