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General => Users => Topic started by: plongstaff on September 24, 2011, 03:02:04 am

Title: Acer Aspire X1200
Post by: plongstaff on September 24, 2011, 03:02:04 am
I got one of these from a friend and want to turn it into a hybrid running linuxmce.  I downloaded 8.10 final and installed it.  No problems.  I can get hdmi video, but no sound.  "aplay -l" indicates no soundcards found.  The wiki here has info on an X1200 setup (heinola?) but no indication of any sound issues.  Can anyone provide assistance?

Phil
Title: Re: Acer Aspire X1200
Post by: tkmedia on September 24, 2011, 04:03:55 am
try apt-get install alsa-modules-`uname -r`

reboot then make sure IEC9581 is unmuted

HTH


Tim
Title: Re: Acer Aspire X1200
Post by: plongstaff on October 03, 2011, 01:55:43 am
Thanks for the reply.

I ended up getting an Asus Xonar DX card which has an SPDIF output (my X1200 didn't).

One thing I found was that after I built the latest alsa drivers and installed the card, I needed to add my account to the 'audio' group in /etc/group in order for 'aplay -l' to indicate that there were any soundcards.