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Re: No sound on Debian with KDE 3.2, kernel 2.6.3

Do you have the alsa-utils package installed?  I had a similar problem and 
installing the alsa-utils package cleared it right up.

Good Luck,

On Monday 23 February 2004 09:58 pm, Udo Hoerhold wrote:
> Hi,
> I've installed KDE 3.2 on a Debian stable system (with a few packages from
> testing and a 2.6.3 kernel), and sound isn't working.  With the default
> settings for "Sound System" in Control Center, I don't get any message at
> all, just no sound.  If I specify ALSA as the audio device, and /dev/dsp as
> the device location, I get the message:
> device: /dev/dsp can't be opened for playback (No such file or directory)
> ALSA is compiled into the kernel.  I have i8x0 audio, which I've tried
> compiled in, and as a module.  ls -al /dev/dsp gives me:
> crwxrwxrwx    1 root     audio     14,   3 Mar 14  2002 /dev/dsp
> Does anyone know what this problem might be?
> Thanks,
> Udo Hoerhold

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