Re: Up and running - just one problem
From: Leo (leoanddona_at_yahoo.com)
Date: Mon, 12 Apr 2004 11:42:43 -0400
> Thanks again to everyone in the group who gave such detailed advice on
> choosing a distro and pointing out some things I did not understand.
> I am writing this on my Linux box - Fedora Yarrow - which is a little
> sluggish so I have to figure out how to make this Gnome environment a
> little speedier (or maybe change to a faster desktop).
> The only real problem I am having is with my sound card.
> I have tried to find advice on the web for configuring it but
> practically every link I have found either didn't answer the question of
> how to get it started or pointed to a now defunct article by Steve
> Crowder on how to configure the CS4236B.
> Fedora isn't the first distro I tried on this machine. I started with
> BLAG then Knoppix now Fedora. I would have settled for either of the
> first two if they had recognized the sound card but as it is I figured
> by the third time I did an install and the card was recognized but
> nothing configured it was going to come down to me.
> If anyone has a resource on the web were I can find the instructions for
> getting this one device working it would be appreciated.
I forgot to mention - when I click on the speaker icon on the bottom
right of the screen the error message reads: Couldn't open mixer device
When I browse the hardware the sound card is identified.
I have tried going into sound preferences and setting "enable sound
server startup" to see if that will work.