[mythtv-users] [OT] NForce2 Mono sound only

Trevor Hill trevor.hill at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 10:37:48 EDT 2005

I got it working right out of the box under FC1 and didn't really have
much of a problem (well, once I dumped both KDE and gnome and went
back to ratpoison).  That'll teach me to dork with something that's
already working well.

On 7/7/05, Joseph A. Caputo <jcaputo1 at comcast.net> wrote:
> On Wednesday 06 July 2005 23:05, Trevor Hill wrote:
> > This is somewhat off-topic, but it's preventing me from moving forward
> > with my Myth re-install and the 7NIF2 is such a popular motherboard
> > for Myth users that I figured I would ask here.
> >
> > I always have the worst luck with sound in Linux.  Every distro, every
> > sound card, always a problem.  Except the first time I installed myth
> > (about two years ago), when things magically went flawlessly.  Not
> > this time.  After much humming and hawing and starting over again, I
> > finally got my 7NIF2 (intel8x0, nForce 2) on-board sound card to play
> > sound under all users in all circumstances.  Problem is, it's always
> > in mono.  I know the card can do stereo, but no matter what I do, it
> > always plays in mono.  I don't even have a left and right slider in
> > alsamixer, just "Master Mono" and "Master".
> >
> > I think my biggest problem is that I'm not even sure where I need to
> > play with things to enable this (or set it as the default) --
> > .asoundrc, modprobe.conf, somewhere else...
> >
> > My previously working system was FC1, and the current one is FC3.  I'm
> > sure someone around here has come across this in the past, thanks!
> Heh.  I've got the same board (running FC1) and I can't even get my
> mixer to work at all -- it looks like it's working, but there's never
> any change in the actual volume levels.
> Good luck.
> -JAC

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