Re: Moved to sarge: Great, but no sound!
On Thu, Oct 06, 2005 at 10:20:45PM +0200, Louis Woods wrote:
> Hendrik Boom wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 04, 2005 at 08:50:59PM +0300, klkl lklk wrote:
> >>Hi all,
> >>i've recently moved from my beloved woody to sarge:Sarge IS GGGGGREAT!
> >>When i was using woody,my sound driver was called ens-1371 (
> >>Well, i was quite happy that ssarge had autodetected and loaded the
> >>alsa driver with kernel 2.6
> >>(On bootup it says:
> >>Loaded ens-1371 successfully)
> >>Here comes my issue:
> >>In GNOME,KDE,X AND console there's no error about sound, just no sound.
> >>I changed all the file permissions in /dev/snd to be readable and writable
> >>to anyone. But there's no sound! Ex. When I use the
> >>GNOME volume adjuster, it resets to 0 alone after i've pulled it up!
> >>Please Help!
> >>Thank you in advance!
> >I found a few things that helped get sound working.
> >(1) run alsa-config, assuming you're using also, of course.
> > Sometime I had to rerun it every time I rebooted.
> >(2) If you are running alsa, make sure you do *not* have any OSS drivers
> > around. They can be blacklisted, or not installed, or whatever.
> > Alsa's OSS emulator is OK, though.
> >(3) When I upgraded to etch, the problems came back until I installed
> > udev, discover, and hotplug. These jountly seemed to recognise all
> > my hardware correctly and set up /dev. You probably don't need
> > hotplug for sound, though (it recognised USB things). I mention
> > it because I installed it at the same time, and you never know --
> > there might have been some arcane interaction.
> >-- hendrik
> I just got sound working on my desktop. I first installed the following
> 1) alsa-base
> 2) alsa-oss
> 3) alsa-utils
> I didn't install any alsa-modules as I am running 2.6.12 kernel.
> After I installed these packages i ran the command "alsaconf"; I first
> thought the command is "alsa-config", however, that didn't work,
> "alsaconf" did.
> Now my only problem is that (same as above) I have to rerun alsaconf
> everytime I reboot. Any solutions to how this can be fixed would be grand.
> Above it was mentioned to install "discover". When attempting to do so
> apt wants to remove "discover1". What is the difference between
> "discover" and "discover1"?
I think discover is newer. At least, it depends on discover2 (please check this;
my memory may be faulty), which is newer.