Subject: Re: Audio not playing
To: NetBSD netbsd-users mailing list <>
From: Jukka Salmi <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 06/03/2004 20:39:03

Ian McIntosh --> netbsd-users (2004-06-03 16:54:00 +0200):
> I am having a strange problem trying to get audio to play out on my
> on-board audio device. When I try play audio I get nothing out. I have
> checked
> the speakers and know they work. When playing a .wav file using audioplay
> it would seem to play normally, although nothing would come out of the
> speakers. I have plugged the speakers into the line-in, mic and line-out
> ports,
> just in case they were marked incorrectly, with no success. I felt that the
> problem may have been a hardware problem with the motherboard,
> but I have reproduced the problem on another system with the same
> motherboard. Its probably unlikely that both systems have the
> same hardware fault.
> What I would really like to know is if there are there any other tools
> or mechanisms that I can try to hunt down the problem? and if so what
> are they?

Check the output of 'mixerctl -a', especially the outputs.* variables.
Maybe something you need is set to 'off' or '0'.

HTH, Jukka

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