[F8] Can not configure sound AC97

Vnpenguin vnpenguin at vnoss.org
Thu Nov 15 06:25:12 UTC 2007

On 11/15/07, stan <goedigi89__e at cox.net> wrote:
> >
> You can try running aplay -lLv to see if there is a default device.
> If there is, something is blocking your access to it.  It might be
> permissions as Frank says, or it could be that something else is
> grabbing the soundcard, or it could be that your default device which is
> usually hw:0,0 is actually not there if you have more than one sound
> card.  Check /etc/modprobe.conf to see how your cards are organized.
> The fact that you can play sound at all means that your card is
> recognized and the proper driver is loaded.  It is just a matter of
> configuration now.

Under root:
# aplay -ILv
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    Default Audio Device
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    Front speakers
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    4.0 Surround output to Front and Rear speakers
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    4.1 Surround output to Front, Rear and Subwoofer speakers
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    5.0 Surround output to Front, Center and Rear speakers
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    5.1 Surround output to Front, Center, Rear and Subwoofer speakers
    VIA 8235, VIA 8235
    IEC958 (S/PDIF) Digital Audio Output
    Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture)

Under normal user:
$ aplay
ALSA lib confmisc.c:768:(parse_card) cannot find card '0'
ALSA lib conf.c:3510:(_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:3510:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_concat
returned error: No such device
ALSA lib confmisc.c:1251:(snd_func_refer) error evaluating name
ALSA lib conf.c:3510:(_snd_config_evaluate) function snd_func_refer
returned error: No such device
ALSA lib conf.c:3982:(snd_config_expand) Evaluate error: No such device
ALSA lib pcm.c:2145:(snd_pcm_open_noupdate) Unknown PCM default
aplay: main:546: audio open error: No such device

@Frank: How can I check/modify /etc/security/console.perms.d/50-default.perms ?



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