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Sound Card not identified by system

Postby Branta on Wed Apr 07, 2010 12:20 pm

Mint 8

When I installed Mint 8 I had a PCI sound board (CMedia) and sound function on the motherboard (VIA) identified by the system.

I removed the CMedia PCI board from the computer but now there is NO sound board identified on my system as reported by the Control Panel-->Hardware-->Sound.

The sound function of the motherboard works fine on Puppy Linux and XP (multi boot).

What do I do to get the VIA function identified?

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Re: Sound Card not identified by system

Postby kat22 on Wed Apr 07, 2010 1:47 pm

Branta wrote:Mint 8

When I installed Mint 8 I had a PCI sound board (CMedia) and sound function on the motherboard (VIA) identified by the system.

I removed the CMedia PCI board from the computer but now there is NO sound board identified on my system as reported by the Control Panel-->Hardware-->Sound.

The sound function of the motherboard works fine on Puppy Linux and XP (multi boot).

What do I do to get the VIA function identified?


type lspci in a terminal...see if you sound card is listed here...if not enable the sound card from bios setting at computer power on... still no result then...
goto settings.. computer administration... multimedia...device preference... change the device priority...

see if it works... if not show me the output for lspci command...
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Re: Sound Card not identified by system

Postby Branta on Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:47 pm

Mint 8
Where do I find:
goto settings.. computer administration... multimedia...device preference... change the device priority...

I can find no 'settings no computer administration. . . . etc., but can see Administration but there is no multimedia listed.


lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8375 [KM266/KL266] Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8633 [Apollo Pro266 AGP]
00:08.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 PF/PRO AGP 4x TMDS
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Re: Sound Card not identified by system

Postby Branta on Wed Apr 07, 2010 10:54 pm

Mint 8
Where do I find:
goto settings.. computer administration... multimedia...device preference... change the device priority...

I can find no 'settings no computer administration. . . . etc., but can see Administration but there is NO multimedia listed.

lspci
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8375 [KM266/KL266] Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8633 [Apollo Pro266 AGP]
00:08.0 Ethernet controller: Atheros Communications Inc. AR2413 802.11bg NIC (rev 01)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev 80)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 82)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8235 ISA Bridge
00:11.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 06)
00:11.5 Multimedia audio controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8233/A/8235/8237 AC97 Audio Controller (rev 50)
00:12.0 Ethernet controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT6102 [Rhine-II] (rev 74)
01:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Rage 128 PF/PRO AGP 4x TMDS



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