f8 sound is driving me crazy.
akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Sat Feb 9 01:08:28 UTC 2008
On Fri, 2008-02-08 at 18:15 -0200, Paulo Cavalcanti wrote:
> On Feb 8, 2008 3:15 PM, Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> Like another poster today sound in f8 is driving me crazy.
> Over the last
> decades I have installed 13 versions of Redhat and Fedora
> since 4.x but
> f8 has got me stymied. I am installing on an era 2000 Optiplex
> GXip with
> PIII and 384 M RAM.
> My sound card is recognized and lines appear for its driver in
> modprobe.conf but the drivers are not loaded by default on
> boot. I had
> to a modprobe in rc.local.
> The sound card configuration program plays its sounds.
> Now the trouble starts. All the usual CD players claim they
> cannot find
> a sound source on the CD. The only one that works so far is
> Grip needs a cable connecting the drive to the sound card.
A cable is there. Won't gnome-cd use a cable.?
> Video sequences produce no sound. I have tried this with
> pulseaudio and
> without it and there is no difference in behavior.
> Any ideas would be accepted. Mplayer and its codecs are
> But me ask two questions:
> 1. sound related. When I install the volume control in the
> panel it
> appears with little red x beside it. When I run it I get a
> error message
> that says:
> The volume control did not find any elements or devices to
> This means that either you don't have the right Gstreamer
> installed or you don't have the sound card configured,
> This has nothing to do with plugins. This is alsa related.
> more /proc/asound/cards
The command above results in:
0 [CS4236B ]: CS4236B - CS4236B
CS4236B at 0x534, irq 5, dma 1&3
Whic I think is a problem because it is Card 0 that is being looked for.
But I don't know what to do about it,
> lsmod | grep snd
All sorts of snd-* modules are loaded but I don't know if one is
missing. How would I know?
> to see what has been recognized and which modules have been loaded.
> Then, if everything is OK, try playing an mp3 with a command line
> utility, such as mpg123.
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