[alsa-devel] No sound on MacBook 3.1

Marco Vermeulen vermeulen.mp at gmail.com
Thu Jun 26 01:08:40 CEST 2008

Hi all,
I just wanted to let everyone know that I got it working on my  
Macbook. I got hold of Leonardo, and we compared specs (to rule out  
that my machine was some fringe case). It turned out that we had  
identical machines...

Next up I started playing with the module options, restarted the alsa  
daemon and then it worked!

Thanks for pointing me in the right direction!

One last thing: my volume in Linux seems far lower than in OSX. All  
the faders are on max, yet the volume remains low. Any ideas how I  
might boost this?

Thanks again,

On 25 Jun 2008, at 18:05, stan wrote:
> It looks like you should have sound.  Alsa is recognizing your card  
> and loading the driver.
> You could upgrade to alsa 1.0.17.RC2 to see if that helps.
> You could try sending parameters to the driver load (3-stack, 6- 
> stack, etc.) to see if that helps.
> Also try aplay -D plughw:0,0  some.wav to see if there is any sound.
> Are you running any sound servers?  They can interfere if the rest  
> of the system isn't compatible with them.
> Maybe someone else here knows exactly what is wrong.

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