Sorry for nor providing the required information. It's is listed next:
(1) Make and model of your computer
Dell XPS T600 (Pentium III 600
Mhz.) (Very old)
(2) Make and model of your sound card, including sound chipset, if known
Creative Audi PCI (ES1371,ES1373) (WDM)
(3) What release of Debian are you running (Lenny, Squeeze, etc.)
Lenny 4.1.2-25 up to date through Synaptics
(4) What packages are installed that start with "alsa"
What kernel modules are loaded that begin with "snd"
snd_ens1371 19072 0
snd_ac97_codec 88452 1 snd_ens1371
snd_usb_audio 70272 1
snd_pcm_oss 32800 0
snd_mixer_oss 12320 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 62660 4 snd_ens1371,snd_ac97_codec,snd_usb_audio,snd_pcm_oss
snd_usb_lib 13472 1 snd_usb_audio
snd_hwdep 6212 1 snd_usb_audio
snd_seq_dummy 2660 0
snd_seq_oss 24992 0
snd_seq_midi 5728 0
snd_rawmidi 18496 3 snd_ens1371,snd_usb_lib,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 6432 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 41456 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 17800 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 6380 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd_page_alloc 7816 1
(6) What columns labels are shown by alsamixer? (scroll left and right
Auto Hain Control [Off], Mic[dB gain=9.00]
Thanks a lot for your help. I really appreciate it. As far as I remember sound used to work.
> Date: Thu, 1 Apr 2010 14:34:50 -0400
> From: email@example.com
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: ALSA problem?
> On Thu, 1 Apr 2010 13:04:13 -0400 (EDT), Oscar Corte wrote:
> > When trying to play a CD with Sound Juicer, I'm getting error
> > �Could not open audio device for playback�
> > Reason: Internal GStreamer error: state change failed.
> > Please file a bug at
> > http://bugzilla.gnome.org/enter_bug.cgi?product=GStreamer.
> > Totem movie player plays video without any sound at all.
> > However, I can use cdcd play to CD's with no problem at all from the
> > command prompt.
> > Debian reference suggests to use speaker-test which gives the next
> > result:
> > speaker-test 1.0.16
> > Playback device is default
> > Stream parameters are 48000Hz, S16_LE, 1 channels
> > Using 16 octaves of pink noise
> > ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:996:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave
> > Playback open error: -2,No such file or directory
> > What should I do next in order to fix sound?
> Well, for starters, how about telling us the following:
> (1) Make and model of your computer
> (2) Make and model of your sound card, including sound chipset, if known
> (3) What release of Debian are you running (Lenny, Squeeze, etc.)
> (4) What packages are installed that start with "alsa"
> (5) What kernel modules are loaded that begin with "snd"
> (6) What columns labels are shown by alsamixer? (scroll left and right
> with arrow keys, exit with Esc)
> I have an idea what this might be, but I don't want to make a wild
> guess. Let's start with the basics.
> .''`. Stephen Powell <email@example.com>
> : :' :
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