f8 sound is driving me crazy.
promac at gmail.com
Sat Feb 9 01:37:07 UTC 2008
On Feb 8, 2008 11:08 PM, Aaron Konstam <akonstam at sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> 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.
> > 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
> > installed.
> > 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
> > control.
> > This means that either you don't have the right Gstreamer
> > plugins
> > installed or you don't have the sound card configured,
> > This has nothing to do with plugins. This is alsa related.
> > Try
> > 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,
According to this thread
you can try adding
options snd-cs4236 dma1=1 dma2=3 io=0x0534 irq=5
to your /etc/modprobe.conf and rebooting (of course, if this is the module
you are using).
Paulo Roma Cavalcanti
LCG - UFRJ
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