Re: problem with sound card from a newbie
On Tue, 2002-10-01 at 08:14, Sandip P Deshmukh wrote:
> firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> >>>>>>"Sandip" == Sandip P Deshmukh <email@example.com> writes:
> > > while installing, in the section of device driver modules, i
> > > have included i810. it also selected some yamaha ac97 and
> > > reported it to be a success.
> > > now, my system boots up and as a user i can log into
> > > it. however, none of the sound files can play. kde's control
> > > panel shows that there is no sound card.
> >You probably have to add yourself to the "audio" group.
> >as root:
> ># adduser <regular user name> audio
> >Then log out and then log back in.
> oh well - tried this also. in fact, logged in as root and tried to play
> music - still it wont.
What's the error message? What does 'dmesg | tail' say?
In case there's no error message most likely the channels of your sound
device are just tuned to a low volume or are muted.
Run a mixer application (aumix is good) and turn up the volume and
unmute the appropriate channels.
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