Problems With Sound
d.mcglone at att.net
Tue Nov 6 13:13:38 UTC 2007
On Tuesday 06 November 2007 7:14:26 am Steven Vollom wrote:
> Paul Kaplan wrote:
> > The following worked for me on a sound-dead Feisty:
> > Launch the kde control panel (kcontrol).
> > Go to KDE Components, then Service Manager
> > Unselect KMilo under Startup Services
> > Paul
> > On Tuesday 06 November 2007 5:57:31 am Graham wrote:
> >> On Mon, 5 Nov 2007 10:13:07 -0500
> >> "Andrew Jarrett" <jarrett.andrew at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Perhaps your sound is turned down *really* low? I had a problem with
> >>> Gutsy's sound and then realized that the volume was very very low (at
> >>> max volume I could barely hear anything). Try running "alsamixer"
> >>> from the command prompt and play around in there (turn up the volume
> >>> and unmute channels). "OO" means the channel is unmuted and "MM"
> >>> means the channel is muted.
> >>> HTH,
> >>> Andrew
> >> Thanks Andrew, but it didn't work.
> >> KMix toggled between my on board sound and my Creative Labs
> >> SoundBlaster MP3+ device, but alsamixer frustratingly continued to
> >> connect to the onboard sound (even though the jack port seems to be
> >> disconnected). Neither of them output any sound.
> >> Can anyone else help?
> >> --
> >> Graham Todd
> I am really not qualified to help, but maybe this will jog your own mind
> to a new possibility. If sound is an option on your mother board, it
> should be turned off for a sound card to work properly. I am not
> instructed, so maybe this isn't right, however, if I am, you must turn
> off the onboard sound and there won't be anything to switch back and
> forth with. The computer should go straight to your sound card then.
> You were given good advice about the midi, though. That was a problem
> for a short time with my installation. I adjusted the volume up on the
> midi where I was able; now the sound is both good and healthy. Sounds
> great. Maybe the bios is where you turn off the onboard sound, I don't
> know; you may even have to do it on the motherboard itself. I just
> don't know.
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