[CentOS] Audio issue(s)

m.roth at 5-cent.us m.roth at 5-cent.us
Tue Nov 10 20:09:33 UTC 2009

> On Tue, Nov 10, 2009 at 4:30 AM, mark <m.roth at 5-cent.us> wrote:
>> MHR wrote:
>>> I just bought a new (refurbished) Everexe StepNote laptop with a VIA
>>> C7-M CPU and a VIA chipset, installed CentOS 5.4 on it and the audio
>>> is not working.
>>> I looked around for a sound driver for the VIA vt1708/a, which is what
>>> it claims to have (see below), but that didn't work either.
>>> Any pointers as to what I'm missing?
>> Really stupid question: did you try running system-config-sound, and
>> making sure that system volume wasn't on mute?
> Yes, that was the first place I checked.  It shows:

And the volume is slid up, I assume.
> I would only consider the question stupid if I had already answered
> it, which I did not - thanks.

I've made a point, over the years, to try to think of "stupid" questions,
when I need to step back, and look at the bigger picture, and see if
there's an alternate branch of the fault tree that we've missed.


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