[ltp] System bell volume
Thu, 11 Dec 2003 14:36:30 +0100
On Wed, 10 Dec 2003 16:05:50 -0600 Rob Smith wrote:
> As a side note, I still don't have sound working on my laptop (a 600E w/SuSE
> 9.0 Pro) yet I hear the beeps. How is this happening that Linux knows the
> beep, but not the music?
It's two different devices. The beep device is the "pc-speaker", the
"sound" device is the soundcard (crystal space cs4237b in the tp600e
The only way I know to adjust the pc-speaker volume is to use the
Fn-PgUp/Dn keys. There are also small speaker symbols on the key caps.
As to the sound issue: are you getting error messages if you play a
song in, say, xmms?
If not, try to start alsamixer and adjust the volume (Cursor-Up) and
un-mute the channels ("m" IIRC).
If you do get errors, your sound card is probably not installed
correctly. Try a manual configuration using the following:
(uncomment the "snd-cs4236" alias...)