trouble with alsasound
At Tue, 15 Jul 2008 02:00:08 +0400 Andrew Tchernoivanov <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>The first tab is devices. They are all set to autodetect and when I
>>press test on the three playback devices, I do hear sound.
>>The second tab is sounds. When I click on any of the "Play" boxes
>>*no* sound is produced. The corresponding files are present and I
>>am in the audio group.
> I have the same problem, but I didn't install gnome-audio package (I just
> don't need system sounds). Try to test sounds
> using Applications -> Sound&Video -> MoviePlayer.
I don't have any movies so I tried CD-player and the only thing it can
do is eject the cd. It doesn't even list the tracks.
So it seems I have 2 problems. Unable to play system sounds and
inability to recognize audio CDs
The physical cd drive (actually DVD+-RW) does work. If I place a data
disk in, I can mount it.
thanks for your help,
> On Tue, Jul 15, 2008 at 1:40 AM, Allan Gottlieb <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I have not been able to get alsasound working on my gentoo-gnome
>> I followed the gentoo guide and did make progress.
>> From the main (foot) menu, system --> preference --> sound
>> produces a dialog box with three tabs.
>> The first tab is devices. They are all set to autodetect and when I
>> press test on the three playback devices, I do hear sound.
>> The second tab is sounds. When I click on any of the "Play" boxes
>> *no* sound is produced. The corresponding files are present and I
>> am in the audio group.
>> The machine is a dell optiplex 845. Lspci shows
>> 00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family)
>> HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
>> I have the following kernel options set
>> # Sound
>> # Advanced Linux Sound Architecture
>> # PCI devices
>> Any advice/help would be appreciated
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