[lug] RH 7.2 Sound problem
nate at natetech.com
Thu Feb 28 02:10:48 MST 2002
Uhh, what kind of PC is this? I want to make sure I avoid supporting
any company that doesn't fully build their machines.
No audio cable from the CD to the sound card?
What's the world coming to? :-) ;-P
On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 09:39:06AM -0700, Jeffery D. Collins wrote:
> Your message prompted a call to tech support and I finally have a better
> understanding of
> the situation. They didn't install an analog cable from
> the CDROM to the sound card, so sound in Linux won't work. As you mentioned
> digital sound is enabled in W2K. Apparently, by going into the control
> panel for the CDROM
> and disabling digital sound, the front jack will start working again for all
> OSs. If I also install
> an analog cable from the CDROM to the sound card, sound should start working
> Does anyone know if Linux will support CDs digitally as W2K does?
> Jeffery Collins (http://www.boulder.net/~jcollins)
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Hugh Brown" <hugh at vecna.com>
> To: <lug at lug.boulder.co.us>
> Sent: Tuesday, February 26, 2002 8:19 AM
> Subject: Re: [lug] RH 7.2 Sound problem
> > Windows2K will play cd's digitally (i.e. the cable from the cd drive to
> > the sound card doesn't have to be there).
> > So, make sure the cable is connected. Can you plug a pair of headphones
> > into the cdrom and hit the play button on the drive?
> > other cd players you could try are kscd (kde's player) and cdp (a
> > terminal based player)
> > Hugh
> > On Fri, 2002-02-22 at 18:39, Jeffery D. Collins wrote:
> > > I've search the google archives for an answer to this one, but can't
> > > find one. My Soundblaster Live! card works fine for playing audio files
> > > (eg, play <audiofile.au>), but won't work with CDs. I've been using
> > > gtcd to play them and gmix to adjust the mixer, but haven't found the
> > > right combination. I've read suggestions regarding the use of xmixer
> > > over gmix, but under RH7.2 they are all (including aumix) now
> > >
> > > What else can I try? Are there any sound diagnostic tools?
> > >
> > > BTW, the CD player works fine on W2K, so that should eliminate some
> > > basic hardware concerns.
> > >
> > >
> > > --
> > > Jeffery Collins (http://www.boulder.net/~jcollins)
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Nate Duehr <nate at natetech.com>
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