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Author Topic: No sound?  (Read 1276 times)
ed933
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« on: January 28, 2008, 07:36:27 pm »

Hey guyz, I'm NOT liking my old desktop having any sound...I'm using some Soundblaster card (AWE32 I think)...

Here is a bit of /sbin/lspci -v

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02:0a.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EM U10k1 (rev 07)
        Subsystem: Creative Labs Unknown device 8032
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 3
        I/O ports at df80 [size=32]
        Capabilities: <access denied>

02:0a.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game P ort (rev 07)
        Subsystem: Creative Labs Gameport Joystick
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32
        I/O ports at dff0 [`size=8]
        Capabilities: <access denied>
I'm sensing that the <access denied> part of it means that something is wrong...The mixer ain't muted, speakers and card are FINE, worked in Windows/Xubuntu.

Any help is appreciated:D
« Last Edit: January 28, 2008, 07:40:26 pm by ed933 » Logged
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« Reply #1 on: January 28, 2008, 08:37:29 pm »

ed933,

The "access denied" part means that you ran /sbin/lspci -v as a normal user. To get the information about the capabilities of the PCI bus items, you need to run lspci as root. Here's what I mean:

/sbin/lspci -v run as a regular user:
Code:
vl59final:/~
john:$ /sbin/lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (GMCH) Graphics Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Dell OptiPlex GX110
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (CGC) Chipset Graphics Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
        Subsystem: Dell OptiPlex GX110
        Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 9
        Memory at ec000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [disabled] [size=64M]
        Memory at ff000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=512K]
        Capabilities: <access denied>


Now the same command run as root:
Code:
vl59final:/~
john:$ su
Password:
You are working as root
Frequently used programs:
Configuration  : vasm
Package manager: slapt-get, pkg
Network tools  : ifconfig, host, ping, nmap, iptables
File manager   : mc (press F2 for useful menu)
Editor         : mcedit, nano, vi
Multimedia     : alsamixer, play
vl59final://home/john
root:# lspci -v
00:00.0 Host bridge: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (GMCH) Graphics Memory Controller Hub (rev 03)
        Subsystem: Dell OptiPlex GX110
        Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0

00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: Intel Corporation 82810E DC-133 (CGC) Chipset Graphics Controller (rev 03) (prog-if 00 [VGA])
        Subsystem: Dell OptiPlex GX110
        Flags: bus master, 66MHz, medium devsel, latency 0, IRQ 9
        Memory at ec000000 (32-bit, prefetchable) [disabled] [size=64M]
        Memory at ff000000 (32-bit, non-prefetchable) [disabled] [size=512K]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1


Do you see the difference in the output? ;-)

HTH,
John
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ed933
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« Reply #2 on: January 28, 2008, 10:57:54 pm »

Ok, here's the log that I got as super user -

02:0a.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
        Subsystem: Creative Labs Unknown device 8032
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32, IRQ 3
        I/O ports at df80 [size=32]
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1

02:0a.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 07)
        Subsystem: Creative Labs Gameport Joystick
        Flags: bus master, medium devsel, latency 32
        I/O ports at dff0
        Capabilities: [dc] Power Management version 1

Is there a patch or something I have to get? Thnx heaps for your reply
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« Reply #3 on: January 29, 2008, 06:55:56 am »

I don't think the fact that you don't have sound is related to the different output you get with lspci as a user or as root. Put a music CD in your CDROM drive, boot up xmms and get it to attempt to play the CD. Open a terminal and type "alsamixer". Unmute the channels using the "m'" key and increase the volume with the up arrow key. Keep playing with alsamixer till you get sound. For the SB Live watch for Analog/Digital Output Jack - make sure it is unmuted. You might have to scroll to the right to see all the different channels in alsamixer.
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« Reply #4 on: January 29, 2008, 04:19:27 pm »

Thanx...i put a CD in and played...but there was a really loud continous beep...only turning off PCM or analog/digital output jack would stop it...
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