[Mageia-dev] Obsolete MCC Sound Configuration troubleshooting instructions
mrmazda at earthlink.net
Mon Dec 31 00:01:35 CET 2012
Audio output failed:
The audio device "default" could not be used:
Is this typical of Mageia systems with Intel chipset/Realtek audio, or just a
temporary problem with Cauldron and PLF apps? VLC in Fedora 18 on same system
works fine. VLC audio troubleshooting is more difficult than otherwise
because it can't be run as root without recompiling. As root, permissions
trouble shouldn't occur.
With the troubleshooting instructions from MCC sound troubleshooting
converted to this script (with instructions from
This output results:
Note there is no useful output from chkconfig, and that even though aumix is
installed, /dev/dsp does not exist.
Chipset: Intel G41 / ICH7
Realtek ALC662 6-Channel HD Audio
Does maybe the Realtek distinguish my problem from
Highlights from above:
[ 11.012008] hda-intel: No response from codec, disabling MSI: last
[ 12.014009] hda-intel: Codec #1 probe error; disabling it...
rpm -qa | grep alsa:
Highlight from above:
snd_hda_intel : Intel Corporation|N10/ICH 7 Family High Definition Audio
Controller [MULTIMEDIA_AUDIO_DEV] (vendor:8086 device:27d8 subv:1565
subd:8218) (rev: 01)
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