no sound on F11, F12 and now F13 but sound on Omega 12 live??? wtf??

JD jd1008 at gmail.com
Tue Jul 6 23:52:19 UTC 2010


  On 07/06/2010 04:37 PM, Dave Stevens wrote:
> On Tuesday, July 06, 2010 08:38:38 am Bill Davidsen wrote:
>> Rick Sewill wrote:
>>> On 07/05/2010 10:23 PM, Rick Sewill wrote:
>> .
>>
>>> I am wondering if OSS is enabled on your system.
>>>
>>> Please look for things related to OSS in
>>> /etc/modprobe.conf (if it exists)
>>> and /etc/modprobe.d
>>> Please make sure the line in /etc/modprobe.d/dist-oss.conf is
>>> commented out.
>>>
>>> Please do, lsmod | grep snd
>>> Please make sure there is nothing like snd-pcm-oss or snd-seq-oss
>>> installed.
>> I think you have this totally backward. There are many applications which
>> use the /dev/dsp* devices, and which will produce no sound unless they are
>> present. In fact, I think the majority of older hardware does not have
>> support for sound other than oss. As I look at my newest TV card it has
>> stuff in /dev/dvb, while the other 4-5 cards which have been happily in
>> use do not.
>>
>> To test (as root):
>>     modprobe -v snd-pcm-oss
>>     {test applications for sound here}
> [root at davehost dave]# modprobe -v snd-pcm-oss
> insmod /lib/modules/2.6.33.5-124.fc13.x86_64/kernel/sound/core/oss/snd-mixer-
> oss.ko
> insmod /lib/modules/2.6.33.5-124.fc13.x86_64/kernel/sound/core/oss/snd-pcm-
> oss.ko
> [root at davehost dave]#
>
> also
> [root at davehost core]# pwd
> /lib/modules/2.6.33.5-124.fc13.x86_64/kernel/sound/core
> [root at davehost core]# ls
> oss  snd-hrtimer.ko  snd.ko             snd-pcm.ko      snd-timer.ko
> seq  snd-hwdep.ko    snd-page-alloc.ko  snd-rawmidi.ko
> [root at davehost core]#
>
> dist-oss.conf has the module load line commented out,
>
> and
>
> [root at davehost modprobe.d]# cat dist-alsa.conf
> # ALSA Sound Support
> #
> # We want to ensure that snd-seq is always loaded for those who want to use
> # the sequencer interface, but we can't do this automatically through udev
> # at the moment...so we have this rule (just for the moment).
> #
> # Remove the following line if you don't want the sequencer.
>
> install snd-pcm /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-pcm&&  /sbin/modprobe snd-
> seq
> [root at davehost modprobe.d]#
>
>
>
>
>
>
>> A lot of people have functional old hardware they can't replace, for
>> financial or technical reasons. That's why there is oss support, to
>> support the hardware which needs it.
> [root at davehost dave]# lsmod | grep ens
> snd_ens1370            20973  2
> gameport                8936  1 snd_ens1370
> snd_rawmidi            19917  1 snd_ens1370
> snd_pcm                76131  3 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_ens1370
> snd                    60573  13
> snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_ens1370,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm,snd_timer
> snd_page_alloc          7221  3 snd_hda_intel,snd_ens1370,snd_pcm
So still no sound, I take it.
When you open the mixer like gst-mixer or gmixer,
does it show anything muted or volume all the way down?



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