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Re: Next steps to diagnose missing sound?



On Wed, 2008-01-23 at 10:35 +0100, antonio montagnani wrote:
> Mark C. Allman ha scritto / said the following    il giorno/on 
> 22/01/2008 16:17:
> >
> > On Tue, 2008-01-22 at 15:56 +0100, antonio montagnani wrote:
> >> Mark C. Allman wrote / ha scritto on /il 22/01/2008 15:28:
> >> > First some details on the system and what I'm seeing in log files:
> >> >
> >> > Kernel: 2.6.23.9-85.fc8
> >> > System: Dell Inspiron XPS 1710
> >> >
> >> > Audio device details: (from /root/scsconfig.log)
> >> >
> >> > ------- /etc/modprobe.conf ------ (only the snd lines)
> >> > remove snd-hda-intel { /usr/sbin/alsactl store 0 >/dev/null 2>&1
> >> > || : ; }; /sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove snd-hda-intel
> >> > options snd cards_limit=8
> >> > alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
> >> > options snd-hda-intel index=0
> >> > alias snd-card-7 snd-usb-audio
> >> > options snd-usb-audio index=7
> >> >
> >> > ------- /etc/asound.conf --------
> >> > #Generated by system-config-soundcard
> >> > #If you edit this file, don't run system-config-soundcard,
> >> > #all your changes here could be lost.
> >> > #HWCONF
> >> > #DEV 0
> >> > pcm.!default { type plug slave {  pcm "hw:0,0" }}
> >> > ctl.!default { type hw card 0 }
> >> >
> >> > ------- aplay -l --------
> >> > aplay: device_list:205: no soundcards found...
> >> >
> >> > ------- amixer --------
> >> >
> >> > ------- /proc/asound/version --------
> >> > Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.15 (Tue Nov 20
> >> > 19:16:42 2007 UTC).
> >> >
> >> > ------- rpm -q alsa-lib --------
> >> > alsa-lib-1.0.15-1.fc8
> >> >
> >> > ------- rpm -q alsa-utils --------
> >> > alsa-utils-1.0.15-1.fc8
> >> >
> >> > ------- /proc/asound/modules --------
> >> >  0 snd_hda_intel
> >> >
> >> > ------- /proc/asound/pcm --------
> >> > 00-01: STAC92xx Digital : STAC92xx Digital : playback 1
> >> > 00-00: STAC92xx Analog : STAC92xx Analog : playback 1 : capture 1
> >> >
> >> > <snip />
> >> >
> >> > class: AUDIO
> >> > bus: PCI
> >> > detached: 0
> >> > driver: snd-hda-intel
> >> > desc: "Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio
> >> > Controller"
> >> > vendorId: 8086
> >> > deviceId: 27d8
> >> > subVendorId: 1028
> >> > subDeviceId: 01ce
> >> > pciType: 1
> >> > pcidom:    0
> >> > pcibus:  0
> >> > pcidev: 1b
> >> > pcifn:  0
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Here's output from lsmod:
> >> >
> >> > [root prez ~]# lsmod | grep snd
> >> > snd_hda_intel         274529  1 
> >> > snd_seq_dummy           6725  0 
> >> > snd_seq_oss            29889  0 
> >> > snd_seq_midi_event      9793  1 snd_seq_oss
> >> > snd_seq                44849  5
> >> > snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
> >> > snd_seq_device         10061  3 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
> >> > snd_pcm_oss            37569  0 
> >> > snd_mixer_oss          16705  2 snd_pcm_oss
> >> > snd_pcm                63685  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
> >> > snd_timer              20549  2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
> >> > snd_page_alloc         11337  2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm
> >> > snd_hwdep              10309  1 snd_hda_intel
> >> > snd                    43461  9
> >> > snd_hda_intel,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_timer,snd_hwdep
> >> > soundcore               9633  2 snd
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > >From /root/scsound.log:
> >> > <snip />
> >> > ----------- Kudzu -------------
> >> > Desc:           Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition
> >> > Audio Controller
> >> > Driver:         snd-hda-intel
> >> > Device:         None
> >> >
> >> > >From /root/scsrun.log:
> >> > ------- System Config Soundcard Log --------
> >> > Mon Jan 21 22:37:23 EST 2008
> >> >
> >> > ALSA lib pcm_hw.c:1207:(_snd_pcm_hw_open) Invalid value for card
> >> > aplay: main:546: audio open error: No such device
> >> > amixer: Mixer attach default error: No such file or directory
> >> > ProbeCards, method =  hal
> >> > --------- Card 0 --------
> >> > Active 1
> >> > Vendor: Intel Corporation
> >> > Model: 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller
> >> > Driver: snd-hda-intel
> >> >
> >> > Volume: 75
> >> > Devices:
> >> > [[0, ' STAC92xx Analog '], [1, ' STAC92xx Digital ']]
> >> > Test device 0
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > I included all this so it'd answer as many questions as possible up
> >> > front.  The files /root/scsconfig.log, /root/scsound.log,
> >> > and /root/scsrun.log were generated by the Soundcard Detection applet. 
> >> >
> >> > My sound just stopped working a few weeks ago.  I haven't changed
> >> > anything in the config, apart from whatever changed due to recent
> >> > package updates via yum.  I didn't notice that the sound stopped working
> >> > until last night when I tried to use it to do some grad school work.
> >> > Yikes!!  I need some ideas on next steps to diagnose and fix the
> >> > problem.  I see an error message in /root/scsrun.log.  I looked at the
> >> > code and it appears to be an index number (which is 0, correct?).  
> >> >
> >> > Sorry if all this just repeats a recent discussion.
> >> >
> >> > -- Mark C. Allman, PMP
> >> > -- Allman Professional Consulting, Inc.
> >> > -- www.allmanpc.com <http://www.allmanpc.com>, 617-947-4263
> >> >
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> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >   
> >> just a shot in the dark...this is my modprobe.conf file.I had to add the 
> >> option model=acer to have sound working.
> >> Google is your friend in order to find what is your option
> >>
> >> alias eth0 tg3
> >> alias scsi_hostadapter libata
> >> alias scsi_hostadapter1 ata_piix
> >> alias scsi_hostadapter2 ahci
> >> alias scsi_hostadapter3 usb-storage
> >> alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
> >> options snd-card-0 index=0
> >> options snd-hda-intel index=0 model=acer
> >>
> >> Antonio Montagnani
> >>     
> > Thanks.  I'll dig around for what I need for a Dell box (I'm guessing 
> > "model=dell") and give it a try this evening.
> >
> > Questions: was your sound working, but recently stopped?  Did you 
> > always need this "model=acer" option?  My sound worked fine until just 
> > recently.
> >
> > -- *Mark C. Allman, PMP*
> > -- Allman Professional Consulting, Inc.
> > -- www.allmanpc.com <http://www.allmanpc.com>, 617-947-4263
> >
> > *BusinessMsg* -- the secure, managed, J2EE/AJAX Enterprise IM/IC solution
> >
> >
> >
> Mark,
> 
> do you have sound now???
> 
> Antonio
Still not yet.  I never needed to add a "model=" setting to the options
line in modprobe.conf, and I've been running Fedora since Core 6.  It's
something with the past few weeks that was changed.  I'm just looking
for ideas from the list for what to try.

-- Mark C. Allman, PMP
-- Allman Professional Consulting, Inc.
-- www.allmanpc.com, 617-947-4263

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