[K12OSN] What am I missing

David Trask dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us
Wed Jun 9 02:35:16 UTC 2004

Need lots more info....first...server sound card is a non-issue. 
Second...are you trying to run in Gnome, KDE, or IceWM?  Have you enabled
sound in the lts.conf?  Have you uncommented the line for Sound Blaster
cards in the same place?

"Support list for opensource software in schools." <k12osn at redhat.com>
>I am trying to get the sound in my dumpster terminals to work.
>The server is using an AMD Athalon 1gig with 1gig of RAM.  The onboard 
>sound chip is an AC-97  which works great in all modes.
>I am running K12LTSP 4.0.1
>The terminal has an AMD K6-2 400 with 256 Meg of Ram and a Sound Blaster 
>CT4810 PCI card.  When I try to use the mixer in the terminal I get the 
>message about permissions which I have checked and did have to change.  
>The message also suggested that something was either not turned on or 
>wasn't installed.  If that is the case I don't know what it is or where 
>to find it.  The XMMS (WinAmp) program opens and I can access the audio 
>files and they appear to play but I can't hear them.  I can see the 
>audio files on a CD with GRIP again they appear to play but I can't her 
>them.  The sound card came out of a Windows machine where it was working 
>so I believe the card is good.
>I looked at the things for activating sound in the lts.conf file but  I 
>left it as it was especially since I'm using a PCI card not an ISA card.
>What do I need to look at and do to make things work properly.  Any and 
>all help and guidance would be greatly appreciated.

David N. Trask
Technology Teacher/Coordinator
Vassalboro Community School
dtrask at vcs.u52.k12.me.us

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