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    Unhappy Audio problem in FC4 i386


    am a newbie in linux just got it couple of days back. tyring to install fc4. i find problem in hearing the audio. i checked the audio driver. its installed (audio level nob appears on the taskbar) even xmms player plays wav files but i cudnt hear audio.i have installed ALSA
    am using

    vendor : Intel
    Model :Corporation FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family)HDA Controller
    Module: snd-hda-intel

    running on a Intel D915GEV motherboard

    my modinfo soundcore gave

    # modinfo soundcore
    filename: /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp/kernel/sound/soundcore.ko
    description: Core sound module
    author: Alan Cox
    license: GPL
    alias: char-major-14-*
    vermagic: 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp SMP 686 REGPARM 4KSTACKS gcc-4.0
    depends:
    srcversion: E11490DC3F523551C4C2A6D


    # lsmod |grep snd


    snd_hda_intel 20129 6
    snd_hda_codec 58433 1 snd_hda_intel
    snd_seq_dummy 7621 0
    snd_seq_oss 35777 0
    snd_seq_midi_event 11585 1 snd_seq_oss
    snd_seq 54097 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi_event
    snd_seq_device 12621 3 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq
    snd_pcm_oss 54257 0
    snd_mixer_oss 21953 2 snd_pcm_oss
    snd_pcm 91973 5 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_pcm_oss
    snd_timer 28357 4 snd_seq,snd_pcm
    snd 58149 15 snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq ,snd_seq_device,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm, snd_timer
    soundcore 13345 2 snd
    snd_page_alloc 13765 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm

    any thoughts guys!!


    ./configure --with-cards=hda-intel --with-sequencer=yes


    checking for gcc... gcc
    checking for C compiler default output file name... a.out
    checking whether the C compiler works... yes
    checking whether we are cross compiling... no
    checking for suffix of executables...
    checking for suffix of object files... o
    checking whether we are using the GNU C compiler... yes
    checking whether gcc accepts -g... yes
    checking for gcc option to accept ANSI C... none needed
    checking for ranlib... ranlib
    checking for a BSD-compatible install... /usr/bin/install -c
    checking how to run the C preprocessor... gcc -E
    checking for egrep... grep -E
    checking for ANSI C header files... yes
    checking for an ANSI C-conforming const... yes
    checking for inline... inline
    checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included... yes
    checking whether gcc needs -traditional... no
    checking for current directory... /usr/src/alsa/alsa-driver-1.0.13
    checking cross compile...
    checking for directory with kernel source... /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp/source
    checking for directory with kernel build... /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp/build
    checking for kernel linux/version.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/autoconf.h... yes
    checking for kernel version... 2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp
    checking for GCC version... Kernel compiler: gcc 4.0.0 20050525 (Red Hat 4.0.0-9) Used compiler: gcc (GCC) 4.0.0 20050519 (Red Hat 4.0.0-
    checking for built-in ALSA... no
    checking for existing ALSA module... yes
    checking for Red Hat kernel... auto
    checking for Red Hat kernel... no
    checking for SUSE kernel... auto
    checking for SUSE kernel... no
    checking for CONFIG_EXPERIMENTAL... yes
    checking to modify of kernel linux/kmod.h... no
    checking for kernel linux/utsrelease.h... no
    Creating a dummy <linux/utsrelease.h>...
    checking for kernel linux/compiler.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/pm.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/spinlock.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/irq.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/threads.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/rwsem.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/gameport.h... yes
    checking for kernel media/v4l2-dev.h... no
    checking for kernel linux/devfs_fs_kernel.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/highmem.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/workqueue.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/dma-mapping.h... yes
    checking for kernel asm/hw_irq.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/device.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/platform_device.h... no
    Creating <linux/platform_device.h>...
    checking for kernel linux/jiffies.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/compat.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/adb.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/cuda.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/pmu.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/moduleparam.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/syscalls.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/firmware.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/err.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/bitmap.h... yes
    checking for kernel linux/mutex.h... no
    Creating <linux/mutex.h>...
    checking for kernel module symbol versions... yes
    checking for PCI support in kernel... yes
    checking for I2C driver in kernel... module
    checking for I2C_POWERMAC in kernel... unknown
    checking for firmware loader... yes
    checking for input subsystem in kernel... yes
    checking for directory to store kernel modules... /lib/modules/2.6.11-1.1369_FC4smp/kernel/sound
    checking for verbose procfs... on
    checking for verbose printk... on
    checking for debug level... none
    checking for ISA support in kernel... yes
    checking for processor type... i686
    checking for i386 machine type... default
    checking for SMP... yes
    checking for Video device support in kernel... yes
    checking for ISA PnP driver in kernel... yes
    checking for PnP driver in kernel... yes
    checking for Kernel ISA-PnP support... yes
    checking for strlcpy... yes
    checking for snprintf... yes
    checking for vsnprintf... yes
    checking for scnprintf... yes
    checking for sscanf... yes
    checking for vmalloc_to_page... yes
    checking for old kmod... no
    checking for PDE... yes
    checking for pci_set_consistent_dma_mask... yes
    checking for pci_dev_present... yes
    checking for msleep... yes
    checking for msleep_interrupt... yes
    checking for msecs_to_jiffies... yes
    checking for tty->count is the atomic type... no
    checking for video_get_drvdata... yes
    checking for io_remap_pfn_range... yes
    checking for kcalloc... yes
    checking for kstrdup... no
    checking for kzalloc... no
    checking for create_workqueue with flags... no
    checking for saved_config_space in pci_dev... yes
    checking for new pci_save_state... yes
    checking for register_sound_special_device... no
    checking for driver version... 1.0.13
    checking for sequencer support... yes
    checking for OSS/Free emulation... yes
    checking for OSS PCM plugin system inclusion... yes
    checking for RTC callback support in kernel... may be buggy, skipped
    checking for HPET support... yes
    checking for dynamic minor numbers... no
    checking for support of old API... yes
    checking for Procfs support... yes
    checking for USB support... yes
    checking for class_simple... yes
    checking for old driver suspend/resume callbacks... yes
    checking for removal of page-reservation for nopage/mmap... no
    checking for nested class_device... no
    checking for PnP suspend/resume... no
    checking for new unlocked/compat_ioctl... yes
    checking for PC-Speaker hook... no
    checking for kernel PCMCIA
    checking for PCMCIA support... yes
    checking for PC9800 support in kernel... no
    checking for parallel port support... yes
    checking for power management... yes
    checking for which soundcards to compile driver for... hda-intel
    configure: creating ./config.status
    config.status: creating version
    config.status: creating Makefile.conf
    config.status: creating snddevices
    config.status: creating utils/alsa-driver.spec
    config.status: creating utils/buildrpm
    config.status: creating toplevel.config
    config.status: creating utils/alsasound
    config.status: creating utils/alsasound.posix
    config.status: creating include/pci_ids_compat.h
    config.status: creating include/config.h
    config.status: include/config.h is unchanged
    config.status: creating include/config1.h
    config.status: include/config1.h is unchanged
    config.status: creating include/version.h
    config.status: include/version.h is unchanged
    config.status: creating include/autoconf-extra.h
    config.status: include/autoconf-extra.h is unchanged
    Hacking autoconf.h...

    am not hearing audio yet!!
    Last edited by dyankayn; 11-09-2006 at 08:06 AM. Reason: spelling mistake

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    make sure it is not muted. For some reason, by default alsa is. Try running
    Code:
    alsamixer
    to check
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