[Nottingham] Sound card detection

Tom Allender nottingham at mailman.lug.org.uk
Mon Feb 10 00:50:01 2003

On Mon, 2003-02-10 at 00:37, Martin Waryniak wrote:

>  I got a problem with my sound card. I run RH8 (please no comments on it 
> :) ) on a Toshiba Laptop. The sounds works fine, as in I can hear sound 
> and also play mp3's and so forth. The problem is that it is just really 
> quite. I have got my volume control turned up half way and it's 
> silent-moderate volume. Normally (under Windows) that would be very loud.

Try turning up the pcm volume as well as the main volume.

> I can't find a volume control anywhere in KDE. The Sound Server plays 
> sounds but has its sound card settings as auto detect. interestingly, no 
> sound card is actually recognized! no information is available in KDE 
> (the command centre) on the soundscard.
> Can anyone help me out how to increase my volume or how set up my sound 
> card properly?

Try installing 'kmix' for KDE. As root:

 up2date kmix