tim at southfarm.plus.com
Wed Jun 3 11:54:13 BST 2009
On 3 Jun at 10:11, alan c <aeclist at candt.waitrose.com> wrote:
> James Milligan wrote:
> > I've now got a full installation of Ubuntu on my desktop! 8.10 with
> > everything working, bar the sound. Dualbooting with XP and modified
> > grub boot list menu so that XP is default after 3 seconds (for
> > parents and gaming).
> > As soon as I get the sound working I'm going to upgrade to 9.04.
> note that both 8.04 and 8.10 had issues with sound. afaik they started
> to use pulsaudio sound server and it was not implemented well. I have
> found that 9.04 has better sound so give that a try at least live CD
> before you complete the scenic route through 8.10, you might be lucky?
I could not get sound working on 8.04 and 8.10 either. Nor would it
work when I upgraded to 9.04.
But it did work when I did a separate install into a new partition (on
VMWare Fusion on a Mac) of 9.04.
Tim Powys-Lybbe tim at powys.org
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