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Author Topic: sound card problem  (Read 1022 times)

varaahan

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sound card problem
« on: December 20, 2007, 08:43:34 am »

On my Asus A8V-VM mobo, when I use the on board via sound card I get a high pitched shrill sound along with the music. This problem persisted across all distros and irrespective of adjusting mixer controls in alsamixer. So i decided to use a spare PCI sound card Cirrus Logic's CS4281. I have disabled the on-board sound controller through the bios settings and ran alsaconf which showed cs4281 only. Upon reboot I get no sound.

alsamixer command returns
"function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such device "

 How to rectify this ?

In case I want to use both the cards, how to configure alsa ?
« Last Edit: December 20, 2007, 08:47:09 am by varaahan »
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Re: sound card problem
« Reply #1 on: December 20, 2007, 08:50:47 am »

SHow us the output of the commands lspci and lsmod please...
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Re: sound card problem
« Reply #2 on: December 20, 2007, 12:35:36 pm »

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In case I want to use both the cards, how to configure alsa ?
Thar is a very tricky thing to do, better try getting one of them to work properly first. It'll probably require lots of tweaking of some alsa configuration files.
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SHow us the output of the commands lspci and lsmod please...
Better yet, can you please show the output of
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cat /proc/asound/modulesand
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cat /proc/asound/cards
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