Re: No sound in some programs after installing ALSA
From: Thomas Hood <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> On Mon, 07 Mar 2005 10:00:22 +0100, xerces8 wrote:
> > First, it seems the default ALSA device was set wrong.
> > $ cat /proc/asound/cards
> > 0 [Bt878 ]: Bt87x - Brooktree Bt878
> > Brooktree Bt878 at 0xe3815000, irq 169
> > 1 [V8235 ]: VIA8233 - VIA 8235
> > VIA 8235 at 0xd800, irq 201
> Here is the problem. The VIA device should be given index 0 so
> that it becomes the default output device for programs that
> send output to sound card #0 by default.
> There are various ways to fix this problem, but the best one is
> probably to install an alsa-modules package for your kernel
> built from alsa-source using make-kpkg. This will give you an
> ALSA system wherein the snd-bt87x driver won't grab index 0.
Downloading source, building, installing, hoping it is compatible
with the existing setup, is better than editin a couple characters
in the config file ?
You are hacking too much ! Take a break ;-)
Otherwise thanks for all the help.