No sound in F9
goedigi89__e at cox.net
Thu May 22 15:18:29 UTC 2008
Amadeus W.M. wrote:
> On Wed, 21 May 2008 11:33:30 +0200, Luc MAIGNAN wrote:
>> I have a 'Creative Labs SB X-Fi' sound card, but it doesn't seem to be
>> recognized by F9. How can I do to enable sound ?
> To begin with, I'd do a google search to see if it's supported. The alsa
> site should have an answer.
Check, but the last I remember seeing on the mailing list Creative won't
release the specs for these cards so they are not supported. There was
some talk of reverse engineering, don't know where that went.
On the alsa site you can run the script at
http://hg.alsa-project.org/alsa/raw-file/tip/alsa-info.sh. This runs
some predetermined tests and creates a copy of your PC data at a website
that you can then provide a link to for other people to help debug.
Use the alsa-user or alsa-devel lists if still no joy. Sound is
difficult to support because it requires technical knowledge of the
particular device if not fixed by the obvious, so you might not get
answers as the developers who have that knowledge are usually working on
fixes and enhancements rather than answering questions. But you might
get lucky. :-)
> In gnome,
> System -> Preferences -> Hardware -> Sound.
> Try different drivers and see if you can play the test sounds. Another
> thing you can try is to temporarily
> killall pulseaudio
> then try to play something.
> Oh, yeah, and unmute the appropriate sliders in volume control.
All good advice.
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