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PostPosted: Tue May 29, 2007 11:34 pm    Post subject: Sound still not working Reply with quote

Usual thing, sound not working, please help etc. I apologise for re-posting this query so soon but I've tried the suggestions given in reply to my original posting, without success.

While I appreciate that people try to be helpful, could I ask that you refrain from replying unless you have some suggestions. Replies such as, ``yes, I have this problem too'' or ``Didn't you already post this once ?'' are unhelpful because busy experts will just use the view unanswered questions link and miss this question.

I'm going via the drivers route rather than kernel.

If I boot the Live CD and do the chroot thing for installation, sound works. So the hardware is OK. Can anyone suggest any files or diagnostics which I could compare, to see what the Live CD is doing differently ? The Live CD uses the kernel implementation and I would prefer to use drivers.

I've read https://forums.gentoo.org/viewtopic-t-549263.html.

lspci | grep audio:
00:14.5 Multimedia audio controller: ATI Technologies Inc IXP SB400


cat /proc/asound/cards:
 0 [IXP            ]: ATIIXP - ATI IXP
                      ATI IXP rev 1 with ALC655 at 0xfbdfc800, irq 10


cat /proc/asound/version:
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version 1.0.14rc3.
Compiled on May 29 2007 for kernel 2.6.21-suspend2-r5.


Uninstalled packages removed from the listing below for the sake of brevity
emerge -s alsa:
Searching...
[ Results for search key : alsa ]
[ Applications found : 18 ]

*  media-libs/alsa-lib
      Latest version available: 1.0.14_rc3
      Latest version installed: 1.0.14_rc3
      Size of files: 698 kB
      Homepage:      http://www.alsa-project.org/
      Description:   Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Library
      License:       GPL-2 LGPL-2.1

*  media-sound/alsa-driver
      Latest version available: 1.0.14_rc3
      Latest version installed: 1.0.14_rc3
      Size of files: 2,469 kB
      Homepage:      http://www.alsa-project.org/
      Description:   Advanced Linux Sound Architecture kernel modules
      License:       GPL-2 LGPL-2.1

*  media-sound/alsa-headers
      Latest version available: 1.0.14_rc3
      Latest version installed: 1.0.14_rc3
      Size of files: 2,469 kB
      Homepage:      http://www.alsa-project.org/
      Description:   Header files for Advanced Linux Sound Architecture kernel modules
      License:       GPL-2 LGPL-2.1

*  media-sound/alsa-tools
      Latest version available: 1.0.14_rc3-r1
      Latest version installed: 1.0.14_rc3-r1
      Size of files: 1,433 kB
      Homepage:      http://www.alsa-project.org
      Description:   Advanced Linux Sound Architecture tools
      License:       GPL-2

*  media-sound/alsa-utils
      Latest version available: 1.0.14_rc2-r3
      Latest version installed: 1.0.14_rc2-r3
      Size of files: 958 kB
      Homepage:      http://www.alsa-project.org/
      Description:   Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Utils (alsactl, alsamixer, etc.)
      License:       GPL-2


rc-update -s | grep alsa:
           alsasound | boot


alsamixer:
┌─────────────────────────────────────────[AlsaMixer v1.0.14rc2 (Press Escape to quit)]────────────────────────────────────────┐
│ Card: ATI IXP                                                                                                                │
│ Chip: Realtek ALC655 rev 0                                                                                                   â”‚
│ View: [Playback] Capture  All                                                                                                │
│ Item: Master [dB gain=-12.00, -12.00]                                                                                        │
│                                                                                                                              │
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I've run alsaconf.

cat /etc/conf.d/alsasound:
# ENABLE_OSS_EMUL:
# Do you want to enable in-kernel oss emulation?
# no - Do not load oss emul drivers
# yes - Load oss emul drivers if they're found

ENABLE_OSS_EMUL="no"

# RESTORE_ON_START:
# Do you want to restore your mixer settings?  If not, your cards will be
# muted.
# no - Do not restore state
# yes - Restore state

RESTORE_ON_START="yes"

# SAVE_ON_STOP:
# Do you want to save changes made to your mixer volumes when alsasound
# stops?
# no - Do not save state
# yes - Save state

SAVE_ON_STOP="yes"


cat /etc/modules.d/alsa:
# Alsa kernel modules' configuration file.

# ALSA portion
alias char-major-116 snd
# OSS/Free portion
alias char-major-14 soundcore

##
## IMPORTANT:
## You need to customise this section for your specific sound card(s)
## and then run `update-modules' command.
## Read alsa-driver's INSTALL file in /usr/share/doc for more info.
##
##  ALSA portion
## alias snd-card-0 snd-interwave
## alias snd-card-1 snd-ens1371
##  OSS/Free portion
## alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-0
## alias sound-slot-1 snd-card-1
##

# OSS/Free portion - card #1
##  OSS/Free portion - card #2
## alias sound-service-1-0 snd-mixer-oss
## alias sound-service-1-3 snd-pcm-oss
## alias sound-service-1-12 snd-pcm-oss

alias /dev/mixer snd-mixer-oss
alias /dev/dsp snd-pcm-oss
alias /dev/midi snd-seq-oss

# Set this to the correct number of cards.
options snd cards_limit=1

# --- BEGIN: Generated by ALSACONF, do not edit. ---
# --- ALSACONF version 1.0.14rc2 ---
alias snd-card-0 snd-atiixp
alias sound-slot-0 snd-atiixp
# --- END: Generated by ALSACONF, do not edit. ---


CONFIG_SOUND=y
CONFIG_SOUND_PRIME is not set
CONFIG_SND is not set

I am in group audio.

grep ALSA /etc/make.conf:
ALSA_CARDS="atiixp"


alsa is set in USE.

I don't have OSS emulation, so /proc/asound/oss/sndstat doesn't exist.

There are no non-[ OK ] messages at boot. Module snd-atiixp is (apparently) loaded.

But when I try to use it all:
mpg123 ../../media/sounds/music/Entre-Dos-Aguas.mp3:
High Performance MPEG 1.0/2.0/2.5 Audio Player for Layers 1, 2 and 3
        version 0.65; written and copyright by Michael Hipp and others
        free software (LGPL/GPL) without any warranty but with best wishes

Directory: ../../media/sounds/music/
Playing MPEG stream 1 of 1: Entre-Dos-Aguas.mp3 ...
Title:   Entre Dos Aguas                 Artist: Paco de Luc�a
Comment:                                 Album:  Antologia, Vol. 2
Year:    1996                            Genre:  World
MPEG 1.0 layer III, 128 kbits/s, 44100 Hz joint-stereo
nothing can be heard. Any ideas ?
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PostPosted: Wed May 30, 2007 1:55 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

Moved from Multimedia to Duplicate Threads, as this is a duplicate of topic "Yet another sound-not-working query". One topic per problem, please.
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