[kde-linux] no sound

Anne Wilson cannewilson at tiscali.co.uk
Sun Sep 18 15:31:21 UTC 2005

On Sunday 18 Sep 2005 14:56, Dick wrote:
> Jim Philips wrote:
> > This question may carry me beyond KDE, but I'll ask it. I just
> > upgraded to Slackware 10.2, which includes KDE 3.4.2. I now have no
> > sound. Arts starts without errors. I have experimented with every
> > sliding bar there is in Kmix. The same thing with Alsamixer. All of
> > the modules for my soundcard are loaded in the kernel. When I start
> > sound apps from the command line, I don't see any errors. Indeed, the
> > apps seem to be playing the files. There just isn't any sound. This is
> > kernel 2.6.13.  If anybody has any ideas, I would love to hear them.
> > ___________________________________________________
> The installation instructions on the website state that if you have this
> problem you should run alsaconf(I believe that's it - check the
> instructions). It worked for me.
> That was kernel 2.4 however.
With some versions running the alsa config tool 
overwrote /etc/modprobe.conf (and modprobe-preload?) so it would be wise 
to back it up first, just in case.

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