Re: How to unmute the sound?
On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 08:56:01AM +0100, Michelle Konzack wrote:
> Am 2008-02-13 10:05:43, schrieb Michael Yang:
> > Yes. I tried to recompile because of missing sound suddenly for unknown
> > reason.
> > When I was recompiling the alsa-driver, it told me that the sound is unmated
> > by default. After finished installing the driver again (without checking if
> > sound is muted or unmated), when using "alsactl store", it returns that "no
> > sound card found". But the sound card is indeed there by "lspci".
> > In alsamixer, there's no "MM" for each volume bars. I have tried to ajust
> > and switch mute mode, it works pretty well. But no sound output. I don't
> > know why!
> I have an nNidia Sound in a Laptop (Acer Aspire 7720) and have exactly
> the same problem with the exception, that I have ONLY a "Master" and
> "Balance" and not more. The Maser is unmuted but no sound, while "cdcd"
> is playing fine the CD inserted...
FWIW, I have the same problem on an Acer Aspire 1640Z. Onboard sound
card is in my case listed as
Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition
Audio Controller (rev 04)
but the rest seems identical. It plays normally with 'doze, so not a
Someone on debian-laptop suggested getting a usb soundcard and
sidestepping the problem (blacklisting the normal soundcard modules).
Seems an untidy solution, but may be the only one...