You might want to try that. So, if you want surround sound these cannot be used for input, sorry. February 9th, 1. Also in sound preferences I have selected the Analog Surround 5. I reiterate this is a brand new install, I have edited no files thro’ terminal etc. I can’t get any light out of my speakers, either

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As for the Mic-in, in light of your recent revelation about my card I’ve decided to use a USB mic for my input, which should take care cmu8768 that little issue. Home Questions Tags Users Unanswered.

Check mixer settings try TonyUser’s suggestion of gnome-volume-control-pulse first, then try running alsamixer and seeing if you need to adjust things there as well. Note the numbers in brackets “[0- 2]” should be one of them; that’s the one we tried in Step 3 with the “hw: OK, that’s a bit baffling.

Sound not always working – C-Media CMI8738

February 11th, 2. CMI Strange Issues I’m getting some strange behaviour out of my new CMI card, I can’t seem to get surround sound out of it it just shows up as 1 output in Pulseaudio sound preferences. You were absolutely correct, there WAS onboard sound!! A number of documents I’ve seen on Google have made reference cmi768 the “asound.

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Any PulseAudio wizards around? Also in sound preferences I have selected the Analog Surround 5. I did somehow get some music out, but it sounded like someone was singing cmmi8768 a cup of water!

Ubuntu Manpage: oss_cmpci – CMedia CMI/ audio driver.

ubutnu But I just found a guide HERE about replacing the default volume control with gnome-volume-control-pulse which may help you out. So, if you want surround sound these cannot be used for input, sorry.

Cmii8768 Number Of The Beast. If it still doesn’t work, return to Step 2 and play with mixer settings. Installed MInt 15 on my desktop after a reasonably good experience with my Lenovo laptop. Thanks again for the help! Also, my card is: I disable the onboard intel audio from the bios.

How to enable IEC958 (S/PDIF) on CMI8738 in Ubuntu Linux

I thought killing pulse and restarting Ubjntu would be the same as a reboot, but apparently something else is going on Someone said elsewhere this seems a worryingly common problem to run lspci grep -i audio and smod grep snd the output follows.

I got digital pass through and PCM working with xbmc when I uninstalled pulse, so now I just need to get regular sound ie wav like you mentioned, or the test sound in Ubunyu sound settings to work Have you tried playing any actual surround sound files or streams?


I tested the same tune on my smartphone and the lack of clarity and balance was total. Email Required, but never shown.

Thanks, going to go through this over the weekend. CMI Strange Issues Well, I followed through those steps and nothing has changed, I’m starting to think it might actually be a hardware issue, anything else you might be able to suggest? Join Date Jun Beans 13, I hadn’t thought of removing and re-installing ALSA, it makes sense though from what little I understand of the Linux ubnutu system.

Is it like esd, where if I go with just Alsa, I will only one app can have sound at a time? February 14th, 8. If there are other entries, repeat Step 3 with each parameter. Post as a guest Name. By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

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