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.
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.