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Re: FC3 Mixer disappeared



On Fri, 2005-06-17 at 09:35 -0400, Matthew Saltzman wrote:
> First, I *do* have sound.  Realplayer works, and system-config-soundcard 
> properly detects the card (Intel 82801DB/DBL/DBM (ICH4/ICH4-L/ICH4-M) 
> AC'97 Audio Controller on my Thinkpad T41), and loads what look like the 
> right modules:
> 
> $lsmod
> ...
> snd_intel8x0m          19524  0
> snd_intel8x0           35776  2
> snd_ac97_codec         74872  2 snd_intel8x0m,snd_intel8x0
> snd_pcm_oss            55072  1
> snd_mixer_oss          19712  2 snd_pcm_oss
> snd_pcm               111752  4 snd_intel8x0m,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss
> snd_timer              36356  1 snd_pcm
> snd                    62564  7 snd_intel8x0m,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer
> soundcore              11744  3 snd
> snd_page_alloc          9860  3 snd_intel8x0m,snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
> ...
> 
> Second, this all worked a day or so ago.
> 
> But today, my GNOME panel volume control drops back to zero whenever I try 
> to move it.  And opening the mixer app produces an error: "Sorry, no mixer 
> elements and/or devices found."  (The mic volume control that I added to 
> the panel still appears functional--i.e., it stays where I put it.) 
> Reinstalling the volume control applet doesn't have any effect.
> 
> All I did that I know of was reboot.  Rebooting again did not solve the 
> problem.
> 
> Any idea where to look for what broke?
> 
> TIA.
> 

What does your /etc/asound.conf look like?

This is mine:

# Generated by system-config-soundcard, do not edit by hand
pcm.!default { type hw card 0 }
ctl.!default { type hw card 0 }

Awhile back the 0 was mysteriously changed to 1 and things got screwy.

Bob...


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