From the top... how do I get sound working in F11 ?
linuxguy123 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 14 20:18:52 UTC 2009
On Tue, 2009-07-14 at 12:15 -0700, Kam Leo wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 14, 2009 at 11:22 AM, Linuxguy123<linuxguy123 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've been using F11 since it came out and it works great. But I haven't
> > had any sound since I did the upgrade. Sound worked great in F10. Its
> > getting old not having sound. How do I get it working ?
> > I've removed pulseaudio and mplayer and removed the .mplayer folder and
> > then reinstalled mplayer.
> > How should I proceed from here ?
> > Thanks
> Sound also failed for me when I upgraded my virtual machine from F10.
> It also failed on a new virtual machine install of F11. Status for
> sound is as follows:
> VM upgrade of F10 to F11:
> Removed PA.
> Unable to remove Alsa because of dependency hell. (Most
> everything is tied to it.)
> Download and installed Open Sound System driver rpm:
> Got sound and a mixer but no master volume control for Gnome taskbar.
> VM F11 install:
> No sound device. PA Manager/Device Chooser and find device or
> defaults to null.
> Removed PA
> Enabled OSS sound support in /etc/modprobe.d/dist-oss.conf
> After restart: Sound card detected. Alsa mixer works. No master
> volume control for Gnome.
> I also have virtual machine instances of openSUSE 11.1 and Ubuntu 9.04
> installed on the same machine. Sound works in both. As far as I am
> aware both distros use Pulse Audio. So, where or how did Fedora
> developers get off track and derail sound?
Thanks for detailing your process, but I can't help but notice its for a
VM instead of an actual installation like I am running. Does anyone
have tips for a non VM installation ?
Why did you have to download the oss driver from a non Fedora location ?
What is Fedora expecting us to use and what do we need to do to get it
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