Re: VIA sound problem
On Wed, Sep 29, 2004 at 09:39:02AM -0400, Jim Lynch wrote:
> I've been completely unable to get sound to work with Debian and any
> sound card, ever and I've been running Debian for years. My last
> attempt was the testing distro and 2.6.8 on a box with the via 82xxx
> card build into the MB. I fiinally got it to actually install so the
> /dev/dsp device was recognized and the alsa mixer must think there is
> something there because it lets me adjust the gain, but no noise from
> anything. Dumping wave files to /dev/dsp or /dev/audio doesn't even
> work. I've also installed SUSE 9.1 which is running a 2.6.x kernel and
> it works fine. Sounds good. I compared the modules and as far as I can
> tell they are the same.
> Until I installed SUSE, I had pretty much figured sound and Linux
> weren't gonna happen.
> Just as an aside, I installed CUPS and I can't print. It says there
> isn't anything connected to the port, however during install it went out
> and found the printer and reported back to me that it was the HP
> LaserJet 6L so at some point something found a printer connected to the
> Also K3B cant find dvd+rw-format even though it is in the same directory
> and has the same permissions as growisofs.
> I know testing isn't perfect, but something strange is going on here.
The only pronter I've been able to get to work with Debian is a networked
HP printer. CUPS seems to be able to find things on my LAN, given the IP nomber.
My Epson 777 priter is all properly configures, but when I print to it, nothing happens except that after a while CUPS thinks it has been printed.
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