Re: Alsa and Realplayer
On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 02:29:01PM -0500, Kent West wrote:
> I'm no expert on sound, by any means. I suspect that kscd is simply
> controlling the CD-ROM drive, and the CD is simply playing the sound via
> the audio cable plugged into the sound card, and isn't being controlled
> at all by Debian. I further suspect that your sound card is not properly
> I would suggest looking at the boot-up messages for references to your
> sound card (or "dmesg" if the last reboot was fairly recent) for any
> clues. I would also suggest eliminating KDE/X for the time being, and
> just try to get sound working at the command line (exit X, kill any
> X-related process, such as kdm, etc, and use a tool like splay to get
> sound working). Once sound is working at the command line, you can worry
> about getting it to work properly in X/KDE.
Thanks for the advice. Seems logical enough. I'll take a look at the configuration
properly when I get some time.