alsa problem - no sound

alsa problem - no sound

Post by Andreas Hiltenkam » Mon, 20 Nov 2000 17:56:28



Hi !
I've got a problem getting sound using a via sound chip
The alsa driver can be sucessfully loaded but I can't hear any sound.

Looking into /proc/asound/sndstat gives the following result
---------------------------------------------------------------------
--
Sound Driver:3.8.1a-980706 (ALSA v0.5.9b emulation code)
Kernel: Linux ibh03 2.2.14 #4 Sun Oct 22 08:59:05 CEST 2000 i686
Config options: 0

Installed drivers:
Type 10: ALSA emulation

Card config:
VIA 82C686A at 0xb800, irq 15

Audio devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

Synth devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

Midi devices:
0: MPU-401 (UART)

Timers:
7: system timer
What's wrong ? Why does sndstat tell me that here is no audio device,
synth device, system timer, mixer
How to enable them. I don't find anything about that in the alsa docu

lsmod looks as follows
Module                  Size  Used by
snd-card-via686a        7180   0
snd-pcm                28760   0  [snd-card-via686a]
snd-timer               8032   0  [snd-pcm]
snd-ac97-codec         23904   0  [snd-card-via686a]
snd-mixer              22608   0  [snd-ac97-codec]
snd-mpu401-uart         2312   0  [snd-card-via686a]
snd-rawmidi             9112   0  [snd-mpu401-uart]
snd-seq-device          3392   0  [snd-rawmidi]
snd                    34816   1  [snd-card-via686a snd-pcm snd-timer
snd-ac97-codec snd-mixer snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]

Any suggestions whats wrong ?

andi

 
 
 

alsa problem - no sound

Post by Joshua Baker-LePai » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00



Quote:> Hi !
> I've got a problem getting sound using a via sound chip
> The alsa driver can be sucessfully loaded but I can't hear any sound.

Did you un-mute the channels?  By default, alsa mutes all output channels.
You can fix this with xmixer or amxier.

--
Joshua Baker-LePain
Department of Biomedical Engineering
Duke University

 
 
 

alsa problem - no sound

Post by Vic Muly » Fri, 24 Nov 2000 16:15:52


Try different IRQ's in isapnp.conf.  5 or 7 seem to work ok
as long as they're not taken up by something else.  Better yet,
check what 'doze uses if you have a dual boot system.


> Hi !
> I've got a problem getting sound using a via sound chip
> The alsa driver can be sucessfully loaded but I can't hear any sound.

> Looking into /proc/asound/sndstat gives the following result
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
> Sound Driver:3.8.1a-980706 (ALSA v0.5.9b emulation code)
> Kernel: Linux ibh03 2.2.14 #4 Sun Oct 22 08:59:05 CEST 2000 i686
> Config options: 0

> Installed drivers:
> Type 10: ALSA emulation

> Card config:
> VIA 82C686A at 0xb800, irq 15

> Audio devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

> Synth devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

> Midi devices:
> 0: MPU-401 (UART)

> Timers:
> 7: system timer
> What's wrong ? Why does sndstat tell me that here is no audio device,
> synth device, system timer, mixer
> How to enable them. I don't find anything about that in the alsa docu

> lsmod looks as follows
> Module                  Size  Used by
> snd-card-via686a        7180   0
> snd-pcm                28760   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> snd-timer               8032   0  [snd-pcm]
> snd-ac97-codec         23904   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> snd-mixer              22608   0  [snd-ac97-codec]
> snd-mpu401-uart         2312   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> snd-rawmidi             9112   0  [snd-mpu401-uart]
> snd-seq-device          3392   0  [snd-rawmidi]
> snd                    34816   1  [snd-card-via686a snd-pcm snd-timer
> snd-ac97-codec snd-mixer snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]

> Any suggestions whats wrong ?

> andi

--
-Vic

Linus for President

 
 
 

alsa problem - no sound

Post by James Stewar » Sun, 31 Dec 1899 09:00:00


Last I checked, the Alsa drivers intialize sound cards with all mixer
settings in the mute position.  So you have to manually unmute them (or put
a command in your startup files) .  You may already know this however.


> Try different IRQ's in isapnp.conf.  5 or 7 seem to work ok
> as long as they're not taken up by something else.  Better yet,
> check what 'doze uses if you have a dual boot system.


> > Hi !
> > I've got a problem getting sound using a via sound chip
> > The alsa driver can be sucessfully loaded but I can't hear any sound.

> > Looking into /proc/asound/sndstat gives the following result
> > ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> > --
> > Sound Driver:3.8.1a-980706 (ALSA v0.5.9b emulation code)
> > Kernel: Linux ibh03 2.2.14 #4 Sun Oct 22 08:59:05 CEST 2000 i686
> > Config options: 0

> > Installed drivers:
> > Type 10: ALSA emulation

> > Card config:
> > VIA 82C686A at 0xb800, irq 15

> > Audio devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

> > Synth devices: NOT ENABLED IN CONFIG

> > Midi devices:
> > 0: MPU-401 (UART)

> > Timers:
> > 7: system timer
> > What's wrong ? Why does sndstat tell me that here is no audio device,
> > synth device, system timer, mixer
> > How to enable them. I don't find anything about that in the alsa docu

> > lsmod looks as follows
> > Module                  Size  Used by
> > snd-card-via686a        7180   0
> > snd-pcm                28760   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> > snd-timer               8032   0  [snd-pcm]
> > snd-ac97-codec         23904   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> > snd-mixer              22608   0  [snd-ac97-codec]
> > snd-mpu401-uart         2312   0  [snd-card-via686a]
> > snd-rawmidi             9112   0  [snd-mpu401-uart]
> > snd-seq-device          3392   0  [snd-rawmidi]
> > snd                    34816   1  [snd-card-via686a snd-pcm snd-timer
> > snd-ac97-codec snd-mixer snd-mpu401-uart snd-rawmidi snd-seq-device]

> > Any suggestions whats wrong ?

> > andi

> --
> -Vic

> Linus for President

 
 
 

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