No sound

Asked by aklestad on 2008-03-16

Binary package hint: hal

Hi

I have a Creative soundblaster live 5.1 digital card. I've been sitting here for 4 hours now reading possible solutions on forums, but with no luck. I haven't even had a "pip" from the speakers. I have an onboard audiocard along with the PCI card which i wan't to use. The hardware is recognized. I can't get sound from the onboard card neither. My current OS is UBUNTU 7.10

00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8377 [KT400/KT600 AGP] Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 PCI Bridge
00:03.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB43AB22/A IEEE-1394a-2000 Controller (PHY/Link)
00:04.0 Mass storage controller: Promise Technology, Inc. PDC20375 (SATA150 TX2plus) (rev 02)
00:05.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: Creative Labs SB Live! EMU10k1 (rev 07)
00:06.1 Input device controller: Creative Labs SB Live! Game Port (rev 07)
00:08.0 Network controller: RaLink RT2561/RT61 802.11g PCI
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV36 [GeForce FX 5700LE] (rev a1)

DISTRIB_ID=Ubuntu
DISTRIB_RELEASE=7.10
DISTRIB_CODENAME=gutsy
DISTRIB_DESCRIPTION="Ubuntu 7.10"

Unable to locate package packagename

Thx!

Hoping to resolve this problem!

ProblemType: Bug
Architecture: i386
Date: Sun Mar 16 03:26:43 2008
DistroRelease: Ubuntu 7.10
NonfreeKernelModules: nvidia
Package: hal 0.5.9.1-6ubuntu5
PackageArchitecture: i386
SourcePackage: hal
Uname: Linux simking 2.6.22-14-generic #1 SMP Tue Feb 12 07:42:25 UTC 2008 i686 GNU/Linux

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2008-03-16
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2008-04-04

This question was originally filed as bug #202721.

aklestad (aklestad) said : #1
Daniel T Chen (crimsun) said : #2

What steps have you tried, e.g., have you changed the default audio device using System> Preferences> Sound?

system>administration>services

for device contrl

or look into system>administration>synaptic for drivrs that fit your out put which you can obtain in the terminal

type ; lshal

Andre Mangan (kyphi) said : #4

Currently your computer gets two instructions relating to audio at startup - 1. use the onboard sound chip, 2. use the sound card. Confusing, isn't it !

Go into your Bios and disable the onboard sound chip. Save before exit.

After you have done that you Creative 5.1 should work.

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