Fedora Linux Support Community & Resources Center
  #1  
Old 16th October 2005, 02:32 AM
JRR883 Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Sep 2005
Posts: 30
FC4: Very poor quality audio

I'm running an Abit IC7 mobo (875P chipset) with an onboard AC '97 soundcard, it has a very bad sound quality. When there is even a moderately high-pitched sound (i.e. the sign-on and sign-off sound in Gaim), there is a lot of fuzz/distortion. On my Windows partition the sound is fine, so I'm sure it's not my speakers (2.0 Altec Lansing). I checked the Realtek website, there isn't a Linux driver, so I'm out of luck there. Does anyone know of any alternate mixer I could use? I'm using the default FC4 one right now, Alsa. Thanks in advance.
Reply With Quote
  #2  
Old 16th October 2005, 03:25 AM
Firewing1's Avatar
Firewing1 Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Dec 2004
Location: Canada
Age: 26
Posts: 9,224
try typing
# alsamixer
then u can change ur mixer settings - I noticed it does this on my SBLive! card, too, to a certain extent, when the volume is too high on any of the speakers, master volume, or PCM. Try putting master volume and PCM no higher than around 80% full.
Firewing1
__________________
[+] My open source software and blog
[+] Some of my howtos: (for full list, click here)
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 16th October 2005, 06:48 AM
laltopi's Avatar
laltopi Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Posts: 110
Refer to this thread:
http://forums.fedoraforum.org/forum/...ad.php?t=59388
and check that your esd settings are ok.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 16th October 2005, 08:24 AM
imdeemvp's Avatar
imdeemvp Offline
Registered User
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Age: 49
Posts: 8,255
Off topic, I installed doom3 in fedora and mandriva and I was amazed about the sound issue in fedora. Mandriva gives me very good sound with game but not fedora.
__________________
HELP with JAVA, MP3's, Wireless, Repo's, YUM, Partitions, System Monitors, Nvidia, ATI drivers, LIMEWIRE PRO & MORE!.

Easiest and most friendly desktop ever is PCLinuxOS! Includes all this apps. Just try it.

"The greater the struggle THE greater the achievment."

Do you know HIM?

If you are an idiot click here. NThis will test you linux skills :D
Reply With Quote
Reply

Tags
audio , fc4 , poor , quality

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
HP Pav Dv6000, poor sound quality Squire_James Hardware & Laptops 5 14th March 2008 10:39 AM
Poor dvd picture quality wratliff Using Fedora 1 2nd July 2007 02:20 AM
Intel on-board High Definition Audio poor quality in FC4 johny Hardware & Laptops 6 9th December 2005 12:25 AM
poor sound quality Kingtu Using Fedora 2 21st August 2005 06:08 AM
Grip: poor mp3/ogg quality pmelab Using Fedora 3 12th November 2004 12:02 AM


Current GMT-time: 07:43 (Monday, 23-10-2017)

TopSubscribe to XML RSS for all Threads in all ForumsFedoraForumDotOrg Archive
logo

All trademarks, and forum posts in this site are property of their respective owner(s).
FedoraForum.org is privately owned and is not directly sponsored by the Fedora Project or Red Hat, Inc.

Privacy Policy | Term of Use | Posting Guidelines | Archive | Contact Us | Founding Members

Powered by vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2012, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.

FedoraForum is Powered by RedHat