Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 197211
system-config-soundcard won't detect my Audio Creative Sound Blaster Live 7.1 card
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:11:36 EST
Description of problem:
When I open system-config-soundcard and attempt to play the sample sound using
my Audio Creative Sound Blaster Live 7.1 card, no sound was played, and I was
instructed to file a bug report.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Occurs every time.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Open system-config-soundcard.
2. Select the "Creative" tab.
3. Press the "play" button.
No sound is played, and I am instructed to file a bug report.
The test sound should be played, and I should be able to use my sound card to
play audio on my system.
I can still play sound using my onboard AC97 sound device, but Fedora doesn't
seem to be able to use my Sound Blaster card. I don't know if something is
configured incorrectly on my system, or if this is some kind of bug.
At any rate, I am attaching the /root/scsound.log file that was produced when I
Created attachment 131736 [details]
Could you please check "alsamixer" utility ("alsamixer -c 0") and try to set up
I can set some channels and switches using alsamixer without any problems.
However, I can't hear any sound when I test my Sound Blaster card on
system-config-soundcard even when I set every channel to maximum volume.
Could you please check on console:
"aplay -D plughw:0,0 /usr/share/sounds/phone.wav"
The latest ALSA drivers may help, how-to is here:
I tried executing the command you listed above, and my system didn't play any
sound. I tried upgrading the ALSA drivers, but that didn't seem to help.
Could you please run system-config-soundcard and attach an updated