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Bug 166969 - Everything seems to work, but there is no sound.
Everything seems to work, but there is no sound.
Status: CLOSED DUPLICATE of bug 166153
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: alsa-utils (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Martin Stransky
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Reported: 2005-08-29 02:45 EDT by Maarten van Leunen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Description Maarten van Leunen 2005-08-29 02:45:28 EDT
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Description of problem:
- Toshiba Libretto L5 - labtop/notebook
- Crusoe chip
- Sound Ali5451

Sound is loaded as a module, and everything seems to work fine, but I do not hear any sound. Not even after maxing out all volumes.

Workaround: run 'alsamixer' and 'unmute' the 'External Amplifier'. This seems to occurr mostly with labtops.

Proper solution: make sure it is 'unmuted' standard when installing alsamixer/alsa-lib/etc.


There's a similar bug report here:http://qa.mandriva.com/show_bug.cgi?id=16582

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Steps to Reproduce:
1. install fedora core 4 (on a notebook)
2. play sound

Actual Results:  sound should be heard

Expected Results:  nothing is heard

Additional info:

In case you use "gnome-volume-control" instead of alsamixer, the 'External Amplifier' is not shown. You have to explicitly indicate among "Preferences" that you wish to see it.
Comment 1 Martin Stransky 2005-08-29 06:11:42 EDT
Thanks for your report.

*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 166153 ***

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