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Re: Configuring sound from the console

On Wed, 25 Feb 2004, Mike Pedersen wrote:

> Hello all, I am running an up to date test 1 installation and am having some
> sound troubles.  Sound does not automatically get configured on my Dell
> notebook with an Intel chip set.  When I run alsamixer I get an error and am
> told to run a graphical sound configuration tool.  What I am wondering is:
> what is the new equivalent to the old sndconfig which allowed a user to
> configure sound from the command prompt?  I am blind so am not able to use
> Gnome until I get sound configured and the Gnome screen reader enabled which
> is why I need to do this in text mode.   
> Any useful information would be much appreciated.  
> regards

     It looks like the standard alsaconf utility isn't included in FC2T1.  
In your /etc/modprobe.conf, you can try adding the following. 
alias snd-card-0 <drivername>
alias snd-slot-0 snd-card-0
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          Bill in Denver

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