Nvidia nforce2 mobo/graphics problem
randykel at swbell.net
Mon Jul 5 12:28:02 UTC 2004
Per-Olof Litby - Reg'l Mgr Nordic/Baltic - Java System Software - Sun
>>>> I installed FC2 from the standard DVD on a machine with the
>>>> following hardware:
>>>> - Soltek SL75FRN2-L motherboard with nVidia nForce2 chipset
>>>> - nVidia FX5200 AGP graphics card
>>>> - Onboard Realtek AC'97 audio
>> The nvidia chipset driver may not help. He says he has a 'Onboard
>> Realtek AC'97 audio' chip, not the nforce2 audio chip.
>> Have you run alsaconf? If not, give that a try, and see if your
>> audio gets detected. You might confirm which audio chipset you have
>> by doing a
>> lspci -v |grep -i audio
> Correct, my mobo doesn't have nforce audio. It has the more basic
> Realtek chips. I discovered that I actually do get sound, but only on
> the front 2 channels, not the surround channels. In Windows, the audio
> output ports can be configured so that the microphone port becomes the
> rear (or surround) port. I need to do this in Fedora as well, since I
> have speakers connected to both front and rear outputs.
I don't see any RealTek audio chipsets mentioned at the Alsa driver page:
I am using the nforce2 audio chipset, and it uses the intel8x0 driver.
When I run alsamixer, at the top, I get:
Chip: Realtek ALC650 rev 3
what do you get if you do a 'lspci |grep -i audio' and also a 'lsmod
|grep -i snd' ?
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