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Re: f8t3 hpdv9000t no sound

On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 20:40 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> Jeremy Katz wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-10-22 at 19:10 -0400, Neal Becker wrote:
> >> Brand new hp dv9000t.  Installed f8t3.
> >> 
> >> Touching the (soft) mute button, kde says 'mute on' & 'mute off', but I
> >> don't seem to get any sound.  Tried alsaunmute.  Tried fiddling with
> >> switches on kmixer.  Nothing from speakers or headphones.
> > 
> > And you tried all the ports with all of the headphones-type switches
> > toggled?  Hrmm... most of the ICH8 audio that I've seen with the current
> > kernel doesn't give audio through the speakers, but works fine with
> > headphones.  Chuck built a scratch kernel with current tip of alsa and
> > that fixed things... unfortunately, getting to a specific fix out of
> > that patchset wasn't looking pretty :-/
> Not sure what 'ports' means.  There are 2 headphone jacks on the front.  I
> tried them.

Ports, jacks... different names, same things.

> What app do you suggest to try the switches?  system-config-soundcard seems
> to have the most controls (although I don't know what they all mean).

I usually use gnome-volume-manager and enable it showing everything.
alsamixer can also do the trick, although using it makes my head hurt.


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