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    No Sound...

    Re.:
    HP Pavilion g6-1b67ca Laptop
    Knoppix 6.7.1 USB Install

    root@Microknoppix:/home/knoppix# lspci
    00:00.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Device 1705
    00:01.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc Device 9647
    00:01.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc Device 1714
    00:04.0 PCI bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] Device 1709
    The terminal printout of 'lspci' clearly shows that there is an Audio device detected but there is probably
    no driver for it installed.
    I can not play any mp3 files with GNOME MPlayer.
    When I click on a song and open it with GNOME MPlayer the title is recognized but immediately after "play" it is "stopped".
    What is missing?

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    More Info:
    The Volume Control is not displayed in the panel. although the applet is added ...see scrennshot
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    Hi, As I'm still struggling with my
    No Sound
    issue, I wonder where I could get the
    lshw - list hardware tool or inxi - a Information retrieval script to extract more detailed information on the hardware and installed/used drivers configuration of my Laptop? BTW, it is, in my opinion, not a bad idea to have such tools installed by default on Knoppix!
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    Within Knoppix is hwinfo installed. To get an overview type
    Code:
    hwinfo --help
    to get special information use the hw_items - in your case
    Code:
    hwinfo --sound
    If you like lshw, you can install it with aptitude (or Synaptic); to install inxi have a look at http://code.google.com/p/inxi/wiki/Installation

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    Hi Werner, I really appreciate your fast response....'hwinfo' works great! If you don't mind, please have a look on the info for sound ...I wonder why I get two, slightly different, results concerning the Vendor, SubVendor, Device? Thank you!
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    Now we know that your system has got two audio devices. What is the output of the command
    Code:
    cat /proc/asound/cards

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    Do you have a soundcard and onboard-sound?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Werner P. Schulz View Post
    Do you have a soundcard and onboard-sound?
    Actually, I don't know! I bought this Laptop (HP Pavilion g6-1b67ca) direct from HP! I never opened it and added a sound card!

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    Quote Originally Posted by klaus2008 View Post
    Now we know that your system has got two audio devices. What is the output of the command
    Code:
    cat /proc/asound/cards
    This is what i says:
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    knoppix@Microknoppix:~$ cat /proc/asound/cards
    0 [Generic]: HDA-Intel - HD-Audio Generic
          HD-Audio Generic at 0xf0544000 irq 43
    1 [Generic_1]: HDA-Intel - HD-Audio Generic
          HD-Audio Generic at 0xf0540000 irq 16
    I have absolutely no clue why there are two devices!


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    I would suggest that you create a configuration file .asoundrc in your home directory.

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