analog sound not found

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analog sound not found

Post by sherbert »

I posted this yesterday under a solved topic. I saw a post to say I had a better chance of getting an answer if I started a new topic.

Here goes. I'll go back for the previous reference number.

[Well Mads, must be the go to person on this topic. I have been looking high and low for a few hours.]

I upgraded today (11 to 13) but did not have the sound covered (did it at the office without speakers).
Now I find that although I have 2 cards, only the HDMI is recognised in sound settings.
Here is the result of inxi -F
shane@homeoffice ~ $ inxi -F
System: Host: homeoffice Kernel: 3.2.0-23-generic x86_64 (64 bit) Desktop: Gnome Distro: Linux Mint 13 Maya
Machine: Mobo: Gigabyte model: GA-MA74GMT-S2 Bios: Award version: F8 date: 08/03/2010
CPU: Dual core AMD Athlon II X2 250 (-MCP-) cache: 2048 KB flags: (lm nx sse sse2 sse3 sse4a svm)
Clock Speeds: 1: 800.00 MHz 2: 800.00 MHz
Graphics: Card: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Redwood PRO [Radeon HD 5500 Series]
X.Org: 1.11.3 drivers: ati,radeon (unloaded: vesa,fbdev) Resolution: 1280x1024@60.0hz
GLX Renderer: Gallium 0.4 on AMD REDWOOD GLX Version: 2.1 Mesa 8.0.4
Audio: Card-1: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] nee ATI Redwood HDMI Audio [Radeon HD 5000 Series] driver: snd_hda_intel
Card-2: Avance Logic ALS4000 Audio Chipset
Sound: Advanced Linux Sound Architecture ver: 1.0.24
Network: Card: Realtek RTL8111/8168B PCI Express Gigabit Ethernet controller driver: r8169
IF: eth0 state: up speed: 100 Mbps duplex: full mac: 1c:6f:65:50:22:5e
Drives: HDD Total Size: 500.1GB (5.7% used) 1: /dev/sda ST3500418AS 500.1GB
Partition: ID: / size: 462G used: 27G (7%) fs: ext4 ID: swap-1 size: 4.29GB used: 0.00GB (0%) fs: swap
Sensors: System Temperatures: cpu: 25.5C mobo: N/A gpu: 61.0
Fan Speeds (in rpm): cpu: N/A
Info: Processes: 151 Uptime: 1:37 Memory: 511.9/3952.7MB Client: Shell inxi: 1.7.33
shane@homeoffice ~ $

And here is a screenshot of the sound preferences: (sorry, can't figure out how to upload a screenshot, but only the HDMI card is offered as a configurable option)

And here is the print out of alsa-base conf
# autoloader aliases
install sound-slot-0 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-0
install sound-slot-1 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-1
install sound-slot-2 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-2
install sound-slot-3 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-3
install sound-slot-4 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-4
install sound-slot-5 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-5
install sound-slot-6 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-6
install sound-slot-7 /sbin/modprobe snd-card-7

# Cause optional modules to be loaded above generic modules
install snd /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-ioctl32 ; /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq ; }
# Workaround at bug #499695 (reverted in Ubuntu see LP #319505)
install snd-pcm /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-pcm $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-pcm-oss ; : ; }
install snd-mixer /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-mixer $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-mixer-oss ; : ; }
install snd-seq /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-seq $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq-midi ; /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq-oss ; : ; }
install snd-rawmidi /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-rawmidi $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq-midi ; : ; }
# Cause optional modules to be loaded above sound card driver modules
install snd-emu10k1 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-emu10k1 $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-emu10k1-synth ; }
install snd-via82xx /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install snd-via82xx $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist snd-seq ; }

# Load saa7134-alsa instead of saa7134 (which gets dragged in by it anyway)
install saa7134 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install saa7134 $CMDLINE_OPTS && { /sbin/modprobe --quiet --use-blacklist saa7134-alsa ; : ; }
# Prevent abnormal drivers from grabbing index 0
options bt87x index=-2
options cx88_alsa index=-2
options saa7134-alsa index=-2
options snd-atiixp-modem index=-2
options snd-intel8x0m index=-2
options snd-via82xx-modem index=-2
options snd-usb-audio index=-2
options snd-usb-caiaq index=-2
options snd-usb-ua101 index=-2
options snd-usb-us122l index=-2
options snd-usb-usx2y index=-2
# Ubuntu #62691, enable MPU for snd-cmipci
options snd-cmipci mpu_port=0x330 fm_port=0x388
# Keep snd-pcsp from being loaded as first soundcard
options snd-pcsp index=-2
# Keep snd-usb-audio from being loaded as first soundcard
options snd-usb-audio index=-2
All those -2 indexes!
Could you please tell me how to set the Avance card as the primary output device?
I had it loaded earlier, although searching my command history I cannot figure out what added it. Even so, everything was locked in mute and nothing would un-mute it.
Hope you can help.

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Re: analog sound not found

Post by viking777 »

Fair enough, if this is where you want your topic, this is where it will stay. I will delete what is now a duplicate topic under Sound, Multimedia and codecs as cross posting is also contrary to forum rules.
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Re: analog sound not found

Post by sherbert »

Hi Viking, I had no idea I was in the wrong place. I do apologise. Please kindly direct me to the protocols page. I did read the "read this". I am not finding my way around very well. I had no idea that I was cross-posting, either. I have heard the term and, be assured, my infringement was not deliberate.
I would have sent a private message but I gather that is also deprecated (in the moral or legal sense).
I am happy to do the leg work, I just need a little direction. I do not see any issue numbers or other indexing system so I have been searching for various keywords and phrases. I will look in the department you have mentioned.
I was not notified that you had replied. I guess that means I have to check-in regularly. I should find a way of finding my way back to where I was.

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