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#1 2020-12-25 13:42:12

rhtoras
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Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

Hello... New to devuan i use Artix and Void Linux. I use an e radio to stream my show and butt is my choice. I use an xlr mic and external usb soundcard. All distros from Mint to Void recognise this sound card. Etetics based on Devuan no. It has alsa and pulseaudio but none of themn works. Basically i have no microphone and no sound. All settings are the usual used on my other 3 distros. Is there a special configuration i have to do, so the usb sound card works ?
What should i check ?


p.s Mind you i was on live usb stick when i was trying this.

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#2 2020-12-25 14:26:41

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

Lets see what your audio device is. let us know the output of below command from a terminal.

lspci -knn | grep "Audio"

also try contacting etertics.

https://gnuetertics.org/contacto.php

Last edited by dice (2020-12-25 14:36:47)


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#3 2020-12-25 15:49:31

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

dice wrote:
lspci -knn | grep "Audio"

The grep needs to be expanded to show the kernel driver:

lspci -knn | grep -A2 "Audio"

@OP: have you read the beowulf release notes? If you have multiple sound cards then PulseAudio might need to be autostarted.

Use pgrep pulse to check if it's running and use aplay -l to list all available audio devices.


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#4 2020-12-25 18:02:53

rhtoras
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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

Head_on_a_Stick wrote:
dice wrote:
lspci -knn | grep "Audio"

The grep needs to be expanded to show the kernel driver:

lspci -knn | grep -A2 "Audio"

@OP: have you read the beowulf release notes? If you have multiple sound cards then PulseAudio might need to be autostarted.

Use pgrep pulse to check if it's running and use aplay -l to list all available audio devices.

lspci -knn | grep -A2 "Audio"
00:1b.0 Audio device [0403]: Intel Corporation NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller [8086:27d8] (rev 01)
	Subsystem: Lenovo NM10/ICH7 Family High Definition Audio Controller [17aa:304f]
	Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel
	Kernel modules: snd_hda_intel
aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC662 rev1 Analog [ALC662 rev1 Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

pgrep pulse says 3096

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#5 2020-12-25 18:52:32

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

rhtoras wrote:

I use an xlr mic and external usb soundcard

I missed this bit. A USB card won't show up in lspci, use lsusb instead.

You can open a terminal and run this command:

udevadm monitor

Then plug the USB card in and see what the kernel & udev do with the device.

Which kernel versions are Mint & Void using? The stock kernel in Devuan beowulf might be too old to support the devices.


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#6 2020-12-25 20:56:42

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

Hmm, I wonder  if a  blob is required...
Although it seems unlikely unless its very new technology that is implementing drm to an insane level...

EDIT: but yeah,  I tried etertics once, its not nearly as good as I would have hoped...

Unless they improved since... last time I checked, somethings weren't changed that should have been...

Last edited by zapper (2020-12-25 20:57:51)


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#7 2021-01-04 07:01:07

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

rhtoras wrote:

p.s Mind you i was on live usb stick when i was trying this.

Ive seen live cause issues before on distros. especial systemd and pulseaudio.

you can mess with "alsamixer" -c0 and all your pulseaudio settings / alsa settings.

good luck.

Last edited by Sawyer (2021-01-04 07:03:08)

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#8 2021-01-09 04:12:19

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Re: Etertics radio distro NO SOUND... help!

I would try a

apt install --reinstall pulseaudio pavucontrol

Then open pavucontrol check if sound is muted usually it is and check witch card is on the output and what on input ,
Good luck

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