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Re: No sound on fresh 5.01

On Fri, May 1, 2009 at 10:16, Sthu Deus <sthu.deus@gmail.com> wrote:
> Good day.
> I just have installed Debian 5.01 on Athlon 1.6 computer with an old
> sound card. When I try to play a sound file w/ mplayer - I see how the
> time digits are changing but hear no sound. I tried to run alsamixer -
> it shows all the channels of the card and set everyone to max - still
> no sound.
> I have added the user to audio group, even tried to play under root -
> the very same result.
> How I can investigate the culprit?

Check to see if you have a sound server installed (esd, arts, PA).
They can get in the way (although I happen to like PA). Check your
sound modules with lsmod. Check that you don't also have a sound
chip on your motherboard.

Kelly Clowers

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