[CentOS] No sound on HP 8540w, guidance requested
ned at unixmail.co.uk
Sat May 7 16:28:29 UTC 2011
On 07/05/11 16:22, David wrote:
> Dear Experts
> I have been unsuccessful getting the sound to work on a HP Mobile
> Workstation HP 8540w.
> Here's a brief rundown of where I am
> I did a clean new install of Centos 5.6 from DVD, using the Gnome
> Desktop option and no optional modules.
> I enabled the firewall, but disabled SELINUX.
> I installed three files from elrepo to make the wireless adaptor
> work, and specified the video adaptor using the Gnome -> System ->
> Preferences -> Display panel.
If you're already familiar with elrepo then I'd suggest you try their
updated alsa sound drivers.
yum --enanlerepo=elrepo install kmod-alsa
Also, don't forget to check your sound device isn't muted. The ALSA docs
Note: All mixer channels are muted by default. You must use a native
or OSS mixer program to unmute appropriate channels (for example a
mixer from the alsa-utils package).
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