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Re: kontrol on missing list



On Sun, 2009-03-01 at 11:47 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> Greetings;
> 
> I have upgraded to kde 4.2, and two things catch me right away.
> 
> 1. Switching the kde thing back to menu, I see kontrol listed, but its 
> apparently a dead menu entry, not even a busy pointer when I click on it.
> 
> 2. Under F8, my logitech keyboards media keys for mute and volume control Just 
> Worked(TM) without me doing anything.  I think this may be related to audio in 
> general cuz none of the system sounds are working although I can listen to 
> news video and such.  The root of this may go all the way back to the fact 
> that the system finds 3 audio outputs, and seems to want to default to the 
> intel HDA built into my HD2400 Pro video card, and which is not even bonded 
> out to the card edge, let alone to rear panel connections unless its in the 
> actual monitor plug, and this monitor has no speakers.  So the first thing is 
> to restore all the audio signal steering to the Audigy-2 (sb400) sound card.
> That section of my /etc/modprobe.conf:
> 
> options snd cards_limit=8 <-new after f10 upgrade
> alias snd-card-0 snd-emu10k1
> options snd-emu10k1 index=0
> alias snd-card-1 snd-hda-intel
> options snd-hda-intel index=2
> alias snd-card-2 snd-hda-intel
> options snd-hda-intel index=2
> alias snd-card-7 snd-usb-audio <-new after F10 upgrade
> options snd-usb-audio index=7 <-also new, I didn't add these.
> 
> I also had entries for the motherboard audio, which apparently didn't survive 
> the upgrade.
> 
> On a startx, pulseaudio says it can't do something and will default to the 
> intel HDA, then fades away before I can memorize what it offers for the 
> reason, so I assume that is where all my missing system sounds are going.
> 
> I don't even know where to start.  Help?
----
kcontrol was kde 3.x

systemsettings is the replacement - you can find settings for keyboard
mappings there - I believe that the keyboard substitutions also
completely changed to evdev.

Craig


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