No Sound with new motherboard...

Larry Shields larryesu at
Tue Sep 20 23:03:16 UTC 2011

On 09/20/2011 03:37 PM, Ric Moore wrote:
> On 09/20/2011 03:41 PM, Larry Shields wrote:
>> On 09/20/2011 02:28 PM, Conny Enström wrote:
>>> 2011-09-20 21:05, Larry Shields skrev:
>>>> ATI Technologies Inc SBx00 Azalia (Intel HDA)
>>> You can try this guide:
>> *Thanks I will try it...
>> Have a nice day
> This is a dead horse, beaten to death in this support list. Didja 
> google??
> Open a terminal window, type "alsamixer"
> Use that to unmute (m) your outputs that show that they are muted (mm)
> Adjust your volume sliders to around 85%. (use up/down keys)  Hit 
> 'esc' to exit.
> Then, in a terminal window, type "pavucontrol". If it ain't there, 
> install it. Click on configuration, click on audio adapter and set the 
> type of sound/speaker output you have. If you do not have a standalone 
> mike (not a headset), do not select a setting with a mike in it.
> Then click on output devices. Make sure nothing is muted. Set the 
> volume to 90%.
> Click on playback and in another terminal or program play a sound 
> file, keeping one eye on the playback. As the file is  being played, 
> you should see the indicator bouncing with the intensity of the sound 
> being played back. Your playback device here should be what you set in 
> Configuration. Click on the box to set, if necessary.  It should not 
> be muted, the sound should be set to 90% and your speakers MUST BE ON, 
> You should be playing sounds by now. It's simple ALSA is what makes 
> the sound system happen at all. Pulse sits on top and remembers what 
> settings you used for a program when you used it last. So, ALSA must 
> be set correctly, and then pulse must be set correctly. It'll work. 
> Intel is so common, it's a pretty much a no-brainer, not requiring 
> jumping through hoops to use, UNLESS you followed instructions from 
> 2009 to set up .asound files and the like. They are deprecated. Dead 
> parrot. Don't use. Let ALSA just work, and let pulse set up the room 
> full of speakers. Ric
>   RS780 Azalia
Well I found out that by using pavucontrol in the configuration RS780 
Azalia controller under profile I turned it off and sound plays...That I 
do not get, but at anyrate it is now working...When I have a problem 
with sound I all ways do check alsamizer to see if there volume is up or 
not muted...

Thanks for the reply...

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