Re: cannot get sound on Toshiba laptop
On Wed, 28 Aug 2002 06:19:37 -0600
Tom Schutter <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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