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Re: cannot get sound on Toshiba laptop

On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 06:19:37 -0600
Tom Schutter <t.schutter@att.net> wrote:

> I am in the audio group.
> Settings/Multimedia/Sound, Sound Events tab, Play button gives
> no sound.

Have you tried any mixer applications, such as tkmixer?  Perhaps the
volume levels are low/muted?

> ALSA is not installed, but I am not sure exactly which packages
> to install.  Do I need alsa-modules-2.4.x?  All I see are
> alsa-modules-2.4.16-*, nothing for 2.4.18.

ALSA tends to provide better drivers for sound hardware than those with
the default kernel.  The 2.4.18 alsa modules are in unstable.

Jamin W. Collins

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