Hello, I am using IBM NetVista 6830-CAU to SuSe8.1. The machine
comes with a build-in speaker, and it works. However, when I plug in
an extra speaker, the sound did not switch to it and still comes out
from the machine. Any idea how to fix it? Thanks.
That kind of solution worked for me with Skype. I used
either kmix or kamix (forget which), so one of those
has the microphone boost option.
--- Tom Patton <thpnalb(a)micro-net.com> wrote:
> Try using gamix instead of kmix. If your sound card
> supports it, you
> will notice a push-button for "mike boost", that
> punches about 20db gain
> to the mike. I have not tried Skype yet, so can't
> help ya there...
> On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 21:18 -0800, Claus Olesen
> > Have you tried pulling at the slider(s) in
> YaST/hardware/sound/volume? I'm not
> > sure about how those and the ones in KMix relate.
> > Do you have another PC that you could use for the
> other end - to verify that
> > the problem is not at the other end?
> > I tried Skype a couple months ago from my SuSE 9.2
> to a Windows box and got no
> > complaints. Besides, I'm impressed how well it
> works - it was just like
> > talking on a regular phone.
> > Claus
> > On Thursday 17 March 2005 10:07, Rene wrote:
> > > I'm trying to get Skype (Internet-telefony)
> working properly.
> > > Reception is fine, but my counterpartners hardly
> hear me.
> > > In Kmix MIC is at maximum and the red button
> switched on.
> > > I hear myself loudly through the speakers, but I
> am Hardly heared.
> > > Settings under soundsystem are:
> > > ALSA; full duplex, sample rate 48000 HZ,
> standard quality,
> > > soundsystem active, realtine priority, 8
> fragments 2048 bytes.
> > >
> > > Does anyone have an advice how to enhance the
> volume of the microphone ?
> > >
> > > Thanks,
> > >
> > > Rene
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I'm trying to get Skype (Internet-telefony) working properly.
Reception is fine, but my counterpartners hardly hear me.
In Kmix MIC is at maximum and the red button switched on.
I hear myself loudly through the speakers, but I am Hardly heared.
Settings under soundsystem are:
ALSA; full duplex, sample rate 48000 HZ, standard quality,
soundsystem active, realtine priority, 8 fragments 2048 bytes.
Does anyone have an advice how to enhance the volume of the microphone ?
My motherboard, Gigabyte GA-K8NF, has nvidia onboard sound. Without the
nvidia drivers I have a terrible noise. After I installed the nvidia
drivers, the noise disappeared and I can play music in xmms.
Unfortunately, the system sounds disappeared too:-(.
After playing with it for a while, it seems to me that the problem is
that esd needs to be setup to use (Open Sound System) OSS, because the
nvidia driver is not an alsa driver. After I installed the driver, I had
to (according to the manual) replace "alias snd-card-0 snd-intel8x0"
with "alias snd-card-0 nvidia" in /etc/modprobe.d/sound. With the new
setting, the scripts /etc/init.d/rc3.d/K10alsasound and
/etc/init.d/rc3.d/S12alsasound fail to work and esd does not want to
start even from the command line.
How to make esd work with an OSS driver?
Thanks in advance!
I just purchased and installed a Creative Labs SB Audigy 2 Value sound card
model SB0400 on my SuSE 9.2 box but have so far had no luck in getting it
past the configure stage.
SuSE did show the "new hardware found" popup after the first reboot after the
install and lead me to the sound configuration dialog but the card is not
listed in the dialog and if I try to add it clicking "Add sound card" then I
"An error occurred during the installation of SB Audigy. The kernel module
snd-emu10k1 for sound support could not be loaded. This can be caused by
incorrect module parameters, including invalid IO or IRQ parameters."
snd-emu10k1 is already loaded according to lsmod.
I tried moving it to another PCI slot but that makes no difference. I also
tried disabling the motherboard onboard sound in the BIOS setup and deleting
the entry in the sound configuration dialog but that makes no difference
I have the latest ALSA packages installed from Packman.
I don't know what else to try. Can anyone help?
I was wondering, but first some background, I manufacture computers and
laptops. Background finished.
I am running the above mentioned laptop, which we manufacture by the hundreds.
In windows the drivers give you the option to configure the type of sound
mode the sound card should be run in.
What I would like to know is how to configure my working sound card so that
the mic jack is subwoofer/center out and the Line-in jack as the rear
surround, and the audio out stays the same,
This is so that I can run (brag brag Sorry :) ) my logitech Z5500 sound
system. As my PC with SB Live exploded in a storm the outher day ( I was not
home) and now I have no usable sound system.
I have had a look at the alsa doc but am not sure what category this falls
The archive for this list are searchable so don't blast me if its been asked