[pulseaudio-discuss] Fwd: Re: 2 sound devices, one mostly won't play, but works
dmcgarrett at optonline.net
Tue Mar 29 22:48:26 PDT 2011
On 03/30/2011 01:17 AM, Doug wrote:
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: Re: 2 sound devices, one mostly won't play, but works
> Date: Wed, 30 Mar 2011 01:13:25 -0400
> From: Doug <dmcgarrett at optonline.net>
> To: Colin Guthrie <gmane at colin.guthr.ie>
> CC: General PulseAudio Discussion <pulseaudio-discuss at mail.0pointer.de>
> MORE below this reply that I sent just a short while ago.
> I got your suggested note, "KDE PulseAudio Integration" and tried to
> follow the stuff under Phonon, but I can't find a KDE Control Module.
> There does not seem to be anything like that in the repo, either.
> However, I did find PCLInuxOs Control Center> configure sound
> (I think that's the name) and it had check boxes for "Enable Pulse
> Audio" not checked, so I checked it, and "Enable user switching for
> audio applications," which I also checked. However, after clicking
> "apply" and xing back out of that, and then checking back, the
> check box for enabling user switching was unchecked. I tried a couple
> of times, but it won't hold. This section also said the card is
> using ALSA "snd-trident" driver, which is the default. I found that I
> did not have KDE multimedia, so I installed that, which does not
> occupy a place in bash, but apparently installs about 4 other files.
> I could not see any result from doing any of the above.
> I never could get any of the screens under the Phonon heading, of
> course, since I don't have the Multimedia tab, or "Audio and
> Video settings."
> Ran pavctl and got basically the same results as previously, except
> that now the volume control on the panel works, and moves the
> sliders on the top port of the pa control. the top port is using the
> mobo sound device, as the sound now comes out of the speakers
> again, which are connected to the mobo. Nothing from the other port,
> no matter what I enable in it. This other port, of course, is
> what was working when I first posted here, and the speakers then were
> not working.
> My previous post answered the questions you asked about the pa
> version, and the results of calling alsamixer c0 or c1.
Since I wrote this, I tried to play a radio station that worked fine
this afternoon. It was coming out the speaker as above.
Just a minute ago I "tuned it in" and RealPlayer GOLD said it was
playing, but no sound came out anywhere!
Thanx for your patience. --doug
> Blessed are the peacemakers...for they shall be shot at from both sides. --A. M. Greeley
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