Re: Sound system
I found these enreies in my syslog - if this helps. The system does
seem to find the sound chips.
Jeff Elkins wrote:
On Sat, 19 Jun 2004 13:31:38 -0500, MillTek wrote
Kent West wrote:
As a Linux noob, I have tried many many googling sessions to get
sound working on the Sarge 2.6.6 installation I have. My machine
has an Abit NF7-M motherboard with and NForce2 chipset. I tried
the Music player in the KDE menu (rhythmbox) and when I do I get
the following message;
osscommon: Unable to open /dev/dsp (in use ?)
Doers anyone have any idea exactly what steps I should follow to
get it wotking? I do know that the machine will work in 2.6.5 as
I tried it under Knoppix and it was OK.
I would greatly appreciate some help.
My guess is that the sound module is not being loaded. Try running
"modconf" and selecting the correct module for your sound chipset.
I loaded and ran modconf. There are a number of sound drivers being
loaded. What else can I try?
I wonder if it's a permission issue. When root can you play a sound
command line? Try 'play something.wav' as root. You may need to
I installed alsa-oss. Used the KDE control center to switch to using
ALSA and tried playing an mp3. It made sound for about 1 second and
stopped, however the timer kept going as if it was playing. Had a
power failure so had to reboot. Now I get an Informational artsmessage;
Error while initializing the sound driver
device: default can't be opened for playback (no such file or
directory) The sound server will continue using the null output device.
We're nearly there!!
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel:
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: handlers:
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: [__crc_set_user_nice+1036933/6470000]
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: Disabling IRQ #20
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: Audio Controller supports
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: Defaulting to base 2
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: Resetting connection 0
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: ac97_codec: AC97 Audio codec, id:
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: AC'97 codec 0, new EID
value = 0x05c7
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: AC'97 codec 0, DAC map
configured, total channels = 6
Jun 19 14:13:21 localhost kernel: i810_audio: setting clocking to 48648