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What distro are you using?
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post #22 of 24
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@un-nefer: This current problem was with openSUSE11.3 but I've had similar ones with anything from Fedora to Kubuntu all on different hardware. Hence why I didn't want just distro specific commands or help but more of some commands that could be used throughout distros to figure things out with.

@enorbet: Will look into it. Is there something wrong with alsaconf that makes it do the disable all audio hardware by default because I tried it on my Kubuntu setup and it did the same thing. Told me my hardware wasn't right or not needed and then Kmix disappeared. I think alsamixer also didn't work afterwards but I have to check. Any point to updating ALSA now that I (fingers crossed) have it working?
     
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post #23 of 24
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There does appear to be something "rotten in Denmark" associated with alsaconf's ability to properly detect sound cards. It may not be Alsaconf's fault because it could easily be a problem with HAL. As you may know HAL is dead and this is a transitional period before "udev" takes over HAL's services.
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So HAL is dead? I didn't know about that. How long is it supposed to be until "udev" replaces it? Also, I can't seem to get ALSA to setup sound directly correct but with Kmix I had to add in the digital jack and turn it up all the way to get the mic working. Either way the sound thing has been fixed for now and I have what I hope will be a good base for dealing with any potential problems in the future thanks to enorbet's generic commands.
     
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