nVidia, AC97 sound, and UDEV. My face is very red!!!
David A. Cobb
superbiskit at cox.net
Tue Dec 12 18:22:19 UTC 2006
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> David A. Cobb wrote:
>> Names of available sound cards:
> That's correct. That's the human-friendly identifier for your sound
> device. It does not need to (and won't) match the filename of the sound
>> And as silent as can be.
> amixer set 'IEC958 Playback Switch' off && amixer set 'External
> Amplifier' off
That got "Unable to find simple control 'IEC958 Playback Switch'", however
# amixer cset name='IEC958 Playback Switch' off
NOW, why my face is red.
Half the problem was solved by System=>Preferences=>Sound and setting
all the options to ALSA. Out of the box, some were "nforce" and that
didn't work. The only setup that got a positive sound test was the ALSA
ones. Mildly curious, since nVidia formerly said their NVSOUND driver
was OSS; still, whatever works.
BUT, before I got that positive sound test, it helped greatly to plug
the speakers into "Line-Out" instead of "Line-In." The color coding
seemed to match the wrong way.
Thanks for the help.
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