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Re: No sound with video

On Thu, 2007-11-15 at 13:53 -0500, Ralph Katz wrote:
> On 11/15/2007 11:50 AM, Tom Ashley wrote:
> > I'm stumped and need help with configuring my computer for sound with
> > video.  I can play CD's and listen to audio streams but get no sound
> > with video feeds (CNN, MSNBC, You Tube, etc.).  I've searched the list
> > archives and Google for the past 3 days finding similar problems but
> > none of the solutions help in my situation.
> > 
> > I'm running Debian Etch on a P4 with 2GB RAM; sound card is C-Media
> > Electronics Inc CM8738 (rev 10).
> > 
> > The permissions are okay; my user name is in the audio group.
> > 
> > If I understand correctly, ALSA is correctly configured and activated.
> > Per cat /proc/modules:
> > I'd appreciate if anyone can offer a solution or point me in the right
> > direction.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance.
> Hi Tom -- Yes, it's frustrating.  Search for my posts here in 2007 for
> my struggles and solutions with sound on etch.
Hi Ralph,

Thanks for the response.  I had seen your posts previously and tried the
proposed solutions but none worked.  Nevertheless, I reveiwed them again
just to be sure--still no luck.

> You have sound, you say.  But not with video.
> Which players work/don't work?  Sound with flash running thru a browser
> is different from sound from an mpeg4 file playing on mplayer.
Totem, xmms, soundjuicer, rythmbox all work without any problems.

> If you use mplayer, what's in .mplayer/config?

mplayer is installed but I've never used it.  The config file is empty.
> This list is the right place.  Just provide some more detail, and the
> experts will jump in after we mere mortals swing and miss. :-P
My problem appears to be limited to the audio portion of flash videos; I
use Iceweasel with the flash plugin.



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