Sound problem

Aaron Konstam akonstam at sbcglobal.net
Mon Oct 1 13:26:00 UTC 2007


On Mon, 2007-10-01 at 09:54 +1000, david walcroft wrote:
> Nigel Henry wrote:
> > On Sunday 30 September 2007 02:30, david walcroft wrote:
> >   
> >> Aaron Konstam wrote:
> >>     
> >>> On Sat, 2007-09-29 at 10:11 +1000, david walcroft wrote:
> >>>       
> >>>> I cannot get my Sonicvibes card to work in FC7,I think it has something
> >>>> to do
> >>>> with my modprobe.conf,does anyone know what lines should be installed.
> >>>>
> >>>>  Thanks   david
> >>>>         
> >>> Knowing what lines to put in mopdprobe.conf is not as important as
> >>> knowing what sound module to load. If you load the sound module in
> >>> rc.local for example, sound would work.
> >>> --
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> >>> One of the signs of Napoleon's greatness is the fact that he once had a
> >>> publisher shot. -- Siegfried Unseld
> >>> =======================================================================
> >>> Aaron Konstam telephone: (210) 656-0355 e-mail: akonstam at sbcglobal.net
> >>>       
> >> I have this in rc.local
> >>
> >> "modprobe -r snd-sonicvibes
> >> modprobe snd-sonicvibes "
> >>
> >> [david at reddwarf ~]$ lsmod
> >> Module                  Size  Used by
> >> snd_seq_midi           12353  0
> >> snd_opl3_synth         18117  0
> >> snd_seq_instr          11457  1 snd_opl3_synth
> >> snd_seq_midi_emul      10049  1 snd_opl3_synth
> >> snd_ainstr_fm           6465  1 snd_opl3_synth
> >> i2c_dev                11461  0
> >> loop                   21061  0
> >> snd_intel8x0           36061  0
> >> snd_ac97_codec         96613  1 snd_intel8x0
> >> ac97_bus                6465  1 snd_ac97_codec
> >> usb_storage            77313  0
> >> autofs4                24773  2
> >> w83627ehf              21585  0
> >> hwmon                   7365  1 w83627ehf
> >> i2c_isa                 8257  1 w83627ehf
> >> i2c_core               27841  3 i2c_dev,w83627ehf,i2c_isa
> >> xt_tcpudp               7233  1
> >> xt_state                6593  2
> >> ipt_LOG                10049  5
> >> iptable_filter          7105  1
> >> nf_nat_irc              6849  0
> >> nf_conntrack_irc       11097  1 nf_nat_irc
> >> nf_nat_ftp              7361  0
> >> iptable_nat            11461  1
> >> nf_nat                 22381  3 nf_nat_irc,nf_nat_ftp,iptable_nat
> >> nf_conntrack_ftp       13761  1 nf_nat_ftp
> >> nf_conntrack_ipv4      15049  4 iptable_nat
> >> nf_conntrack           63049  8
> >> xt_state,nf_nat_irc,nf_conntrack_irc,nf_nat_ftp,iptable_nat,nf_nat,nf_connt
> >> rack_ftp,nf_conntrack_ipv4 nfnetlink               9945  3
> >> nf_nat,nf_conntrack_ipv4,nf_conntrack ip_tables              16517  2
> >> iptable_filter,iptable_nat
> >> x_tables               18629  5
> >> xt_tcpudp,xt_state,ipt_LOG,iptable_nat,ip_tables
> >> sunrpc                161981  1
> >> ipv6                  277957  24
> >> dm_mirror              25153  0
> >> dm_mod                 57089  1 dm_mirror
> >> video                  21065  0
> >> sbs                    22729  0
> >> button                 12113  0
> >> dock                   13921  0
> >> battery                14149  0
> >> ac                      9285  0
> >> 8139cp                 26433  0
> >> snd_sonicvibes         25441  3
> >> gameport               19017  2 snd_sonicvibes
> >> snd_seq_dummy           7877  0
> >> snd_seq_oss            33473  0
> >> snd_seq_midi_event     11073  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_oss
> >> snd_seq                50609  9
> >> snd_seq_midi,snd_opl3_synth,snd_seq_instr,snd_seq_midi_emul,snd_seq_dummy,s
> >> nd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event snd_pcm_oss            43457  0
> >> snd_mixer_oss          19521  2 snd_pcm_oss
> >> snd_pcm                74948  5
> >> snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_sonicvibes,snd_pcm_oss
> >> snd_page_alloc         13769  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
> >> snd_opl3_lib           14017  2 snd_opl3_synth,snd_sonicvibes
> >> snd_timer              24901  4 snd_seq,snd_pcm,snd_opl3_lib
> >> parport_pc             30821  0
> >> snd_hwdep              13125  1 snd_opl3_lib
> >> snd_mpu401_uart        12225  1 snd_sonicvibes
> >> parport                38281  1 parport_pc
> >> rtc_cmos               12001  0
> >> 8139too                29249  0
> >> snd_rawmidi            26817  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_mpu401_uart
> >> sata_sis               12997  0
> >> snd_seq_device         11981  7
> >> snd_seq_midi,snd_opl3_synth,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_opl3_lib,
> >> snd_rawmidi snd                    53317  17
> >> snd_opl3_synth,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_sonicvibes,snd_seq_oss,snd_s
> >> eq,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_opl3_lib,snd_timer,snd_hwdep,snd_mp
> >> u401_uart,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device
> >> soundcore              11681  2 snd 
> >> serio_raw              10821  0
> >> mii                     9409  2 8139cp,8139too
> >> floppy                 58661  0
> >> sr_mod                 20837  0
> >> cdrom                  37089  1 sr_mod
> >> sg                     37469  0
> >> ata_generic            11589  0
> >> pata_sis               17733  10 sata_sis
> >> libata                118065  3 sata_sis,ata_generic,pata_sis
> >> sd_mod                 31297  11
> >> scsi_mod              140749  5 usb_storage,sr_mod,sg,libata,sd_mod
> >> ext3                  125513  8
> >> jbd                    59881  1 ext3
> >> mbcache                12485  1 ext3
> >> ehci_hcd               35405  0
> >> ohci_hcd               23877  0
> >> uhci_hcd               27089  0
> >>     
> >
> >   
> >> Thanks  david
> >>     
> >
> > Hi David. You appear to have two soundcards showing on the lsmod list. A 
> > snd-intel8x0 (presumably the onboard card) , and snd-sonicvibes (your Pine 
> > pci card).
> >
> >
> > Could you post the output of your current /etc/modprobe.conf, and also the 
> > output from.
> > cat /proc/asound/cards
> > and
> > /sbin/lspci -v   (just the parts for the soundcards)
> >
> > I think I'd remove the 2 lines you have in rc.local for the moment, reboot, 
> > and see if the card using sonicvibes shows up in cat /proc/asound/cards, and 
> > in /sbin/lsmod | grep snd.
> >
> > cat /proc/asound/cards may be showing the 2 cards, but not with the sonicvibes 
> > one as card0.  You can change the order the cards are loaded 
> > in /etc/modprobe.conf. With something like.
> >
> > alias snd-card-0 snd-sonicvibes
> > options snd-sonicvibes index=0
> > alias snd-card-1 snd-intel8x0
> > options snd-intel8x0 index=1
> >
> > But post the requested output first, which may give us an idea of what's what.
> >
> > All the best.
> >
> > Nigel.
> >
> >   
> My /etc/modprobe
> 
> 
> alias eth0 8139too
> options snd-intel8x0 index=0
> # install snd-intel8x0 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-intel8x0: && 
> /usr/sbin/alsactl restore >/dev/null 2>&1 || :
> # remove snd-intel8x0 { /usr/sbin/alsactl store 0 >/dev/null 2>&1 || : ; 
> }; /sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove snd-intel8x0
> alias sound-slot-0 snd-intel8x0
> # Set this to the correct number of cards.
> options snd cards_limit=1
> options loop max-loop=32
> alias sound-slot-1 off
> alias net-pf-10 off
> #2C module options
> alias char-major-89 i2c-dev
> options snd-sonicvibes index=0
> remove snd-sonicvibes { /usr/sbin/alsactl store 0 >/dev/null 2>&1 || : ; 
> }; /sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove snd-sonicvibes
> alias snd-card-0 snd-sonicvibes
> options snd-card-0 index=0
> alias eth1 8139too
> 
> 
> My cat /proc/asound/cards
> 
> [david at reddwarf ~]$ [david at reddwarf ~]$ sudo cat /proc/asound/cards
> bash: [david at reddwarf: command not found
> [david at reddwarf ~]$
I don't know where this is going. Do you really want two sound cards to be
 active at the same time? cat /proc/asound/cards , without sudoo should work.
> 
> My /sbin/lspci -v
> 
> [david at reddwarf ~]$ sudo less /sbin/lspci -v
> "/sbin/lspci" may be a binary file.  See it anyway?
> -v: No such file or directory
lspci is a command. Used with less it should be:
lspci -v |less
> 
> My cat /proc/asound/cards
> 
> [david at reddwarf ~]$ cat /proc/asound/cards
>  0 [SonicVibes     ]: SonicVibes - S3 SonicVibes
>                       S3 SonicVibes rev 3 at 0xef60, irq 23
> [david at reddwarf ~]$
> 
> My lsmod | grep snd
> 
> [david at reddwarf ~]$ lsmod | grep snd
> snd_seq_midi           12353  0
> snd_opl3_synth         18117  0
> snd_seq_instr          11457  1 snd_opl3_synth
> snd_seq_midi_emul      10049  1 snd_opl3_synth
> snd_ainstr_fm           6465  1 snd_opl3_synth
> snd_intel8x0           36061  0
> snd_ac97_codec         96613  1 snd_intel8x0
> ac97_bus                6465  1 snd_ac97_codec
> snd_sonicvibes         25441  3
> gameport               19017  2 snd_sonicvibes
> snd_seq_dummy           7877  0
> snd_seq_oss            33473  0
> snd_seq_midi_event     11073  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_oss
> snd_seq                50609  9 
> snd_seq_midi,snd_opl3_synth,snd_seq_instr,snd_seq_midi_emul,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
> snd_pcm_oss            43457  0
> snd_mixer_oss          19521  2 snd_pcm_oss
> snd_pcm                74948  5 
> snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_sonicvibes,snd_pcm_oss
> snd_page_alloc         13769  2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
> snd_opl3_lib           14017  2 snd_opl3_synth,snd_sonicvibes
> snd_timer              24901  4 snd_seq,snd_pcm,snd_opl3_lib
> snd_hwdep              13125  1 snd_opl3_lib
> snd_mpu401_uart        12225  1 snd_sonicvibes
> snd_rawmidi            26817  2 snd_seq_midi,snd_mpu401_uart
> snd_seq_device         11981  7 
> snd_seq_midi,snd_opl3_synth,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_opl3_lib,snd_rawmidi
> snd                    53317  17 
> snd_opl3_synth,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_sonicvibes,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_opl3_lib,snd_timer,snd_hwdep,snd_mpu401_uart,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_device
> soundcore              11681  2 snd
> [david at reddwarf ~]$  
> 
> Thanks  david
> 
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