[mythtv-users] Sound in FC2 2.6.8-1.521

Jon Kunze jon99ut at gmail.com
Mon Sep 13 18:00:24 EDT 2004

You're a life saver. That was it, and now I have sound. If Jarod
happens across this thread, he should insert a snippet into his guide
about users of the Chaintech onboard intel8x0. Thank you so very much.

On Mon, 13 Sep 2004 16:28:14 -0400, Wayne Steenburg
<w.steenburg at myactv.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-13 at 14:22, Jon Kunze wrote:
> > I'm currently going through Jarod's guided setup for and FC2 MythBox
> > and have hit a snag with my sound card. It's the onboard sound that is
> > on the Chaintech MBs, so it's the intel8x0. When I first installed
> > FC2, the test sound played fine. I then got to the point where I got
> > apt-get and upgraded the kernel as Jarod's specifies in the bottom of
> > his guide. I upgraded to the new kernel, rebooted into the new kernel,
> > and then removed the old (2.6.5-1.358) kernel from the machine. I then
> > went through and got the nvidia drivers functioning properly, and
> > moved onto the ALSA install. Before even touching the ALSA stuff, I
> > tried to go into the "sound card detection" in KDE and hit the "test
> > sound button" and it fails to play. Does the new kernel break the
> > sound for the intel8x0 chipsets? Any help would be greatly
> > appreciated. I would love to get this machine running in time for all
> > the new shows that start tonight and this week. Thanks.
> > 
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> Hi Jon, I ran into the same trouble yesterday.  After about an hour of
> checking modprobe.conf settings creating an .asoundrc file (I guess it
> does something) and playing with all the sliders and checkboxes in
> gnome-alsa-mixer I got mine to work.  The trick...  clearing the IEC958
> Capture Monitor checkbox.  Hopefully that'll do the trick for you as
> well.
> Wayne Steenburg
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