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!!!!!FIXED!!!No audio from Dell Latitude CPI using Puppy 4.2
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Eathray

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PostPosted: Sun 06 Sep 2009, 15:49    Post subject:  !!!!!FIXED!!!No audio from Dell Latitude CPI using Puppy 4.2
Subject description: !!!!!I HAVE SOUND!!!! Switched to 4.3, better for old sound cards
 

I've been reviving an old laptop, dell latitude cpi with 300 p2.

I boot puppy from live cd. Haven't found a way to get the sound working. Alsa config doesn't seem to be up to the challenge.

Hoping there might be a patch or something to get it to configure the sound.

Warning: I'm ignorant to Linux. Technical words may hurt me.

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Aitch


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PostPosted: Sun 06 Sep 2009, 16:20    Post subject:  

Hi Earthray

there was a recent post about this, maybe you can try some of the suggestions...?

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?p=330077

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Eathray

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PostPosted: Sun 06 Sep 2009, 18:11    Post subject: thanks
Subject description: thanks. keep sending me info please. Don't know what i'm doing.
 

Wow. You guys are clearly a good deal brighter than me. I used to think I was pretty bright because of how proficient I've become with Windows.

I do not understand 9/10's of what was said there, but I'll keep looking at it. One of the replies had some pretty straightforward directions I think I can follow.

thanks again.
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 06:21    Post subject:  

Hi I pm'd ttuuxxx about this, to see if his updated 214R might be better for you

He has added drivers, but also made a .pet for the new alsa [sound controller] which you could try also

214xx - 2 series latest updates - better for older pc's

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?t=42553

alsa

http://www.puppylinux.asia/tpp/ttuuxxx/2.14series/alsa/alsa-lib-1.0.20-i386.pet

http://www.puppylinux.asia/tpp/ttuuxxx/2.14series/alsa/alsa-utils-1.0.20-i386.pet

good luck

PS: bookmark this

http://www.wellminded.com/puppy/pupsearch.html

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 14:19    Post subject: A small step, Bios
Subject description: upgrade
 

Okay, so I made a first step:

I upgraded my bios from A03 to A12...
A terrifying experience with warnings throughout the process. What if there's a power failure? OMG! I can't take the pressure!

Success. No power failure. I did not accidently kick the power cord out. The thing practically did itself. Thank God Dell doesn't trust the user!

Okay, in a bit, I will reboot puppy and see what happens.
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 15:01    Post subject:  

I like a gambler Laughing

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 16:34    Post subject: Bios success but link access problem
Subject description: I don't have access to the links
 

I tried the two links to puppylinuxasia, but I do not have access. Now what do I do?

Puppy booted fine in the new bios, by the way. I haven't noticed much of a difference... maybe just a little faster boot time for both my systems, puppy and win2k.
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 22:15    Post subject:  

Quote:
I tried the two links to puppylinuxasia, but I do not have access. Now what do I do?


login...user=puppy password=linux

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 22:25    Post subject:  Is there a tool for this?
Subject description: Audio fixer widget please!!!!
 

Somebody please tell me there's a tool, widget or utility that can help me fix this sound thing. Audio I believe is legacy with soundblaster drivers. Crying or Very sad

Step-by-step instructions would help too...
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 22:27    Post subject: oh, cool  

Thanks. I'll try again. Confused
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 22:29    Post subject:  

Best suggestion, if the version change/ alsa.pets don't help

pm tempestuous - it's his speciality

http://www.murga-linux.com/puppy/privmsg.php?mode=post&u=217

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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 23:13    Post subject: thanks  

You're cool man, Although why you're helping me at 2am UK time is beyond me Very Happy
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PostPosted: Mon 07 Sep 2009, 23:26    Post subject: downloaded files  

So I downloaded the files using the default pup-get, which installed, and now it says to reboot. So here I go. I'm not sure what to expect on the other side. Confused
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Sep 2009, 00:01    Post subject: not sure what to do next  

I downloaded the files and rebooted. Not sure what to do now. don't really notice any difference. still no sound. should I run the utility again?
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PostPosted: Tue 08 Sep 2009, 00:31    Post subject: no progress  

so I run alsaconfig again and like all the times before, it gets stuck trying to probe SB16 (SoundBlaster). Sits there and does nothing.
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