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May 22nd, 2008, 12:47 PM
Trying to get the infamous X-Fi soundcard to work.

I've followed Temüjin's instructions (http://ubuntuforums.org/showpost.php?p=4874981&postcount=2) for installing OSS, but I still get nothing.

ossdetect -v:

Detected Creative SB X-Fi (EARLY BETA)
Detected Nvidia High Definition Audio (MCP55)
Detected Generic USB audio device (BETA)
Detected OSS Transparent Virtual Mixing Architecture


Version info: OSS 4.0 (b1015/200803240317) (0x00040003)
Platform: Linux/x86_64 2.6.24-16-generic #1 SMP Thu Apr 10 12:47:45 UTC 2008 (Azathoth)

Number of audio devices: 13
Number of audio engines: 29
Number of mixer devices: 3

Device objects
0: osscore0 OSS core services
1: hdaudio0 nVidia HD Audio interrupts=412 (412)
HD Audio controller nVidia HD Audio
Vendor ID 0x10de0371
Subvendor ID 0x017510de
Codec 0: ALC888 (0x10ec0888/0x10de0175)
2: sbxfi0 Sound Blaster X-Fi (SB046x/067x/076x) interrupts=30523 (30523)
PCI device 1102:0005, subdevice 1102:002c
3: ossusb0 USB audio core services
4: usb05560001-0 USB sound device
5: usb05560001-1 USB sound device
6: vmix0 OSS transparent virtual mixer

Mixer devices
0: High Definition Audio ALC888 (Mixer 0 of device object 1)
1: Sound Blaster X-Fi (SB046x/067x/ (Mixer 0 of device object 2)
2: USB sound device (Mixer 0 of device object 4)

Audio devices
HD Audio front /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm0 (device index 0)
HD Audio rear /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm1 (device index 1)
HD Audio center/LFE /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm2 (device index 2)
HD Audio side /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm3 (device index 3)
HD Audio pcm4 /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcm4 (device index 4)
HD Audio spdif-out /dev/oss/hdaudio0/spdout0 (device index 5)
HD Audio spdifout /dev/oss/hdaudio0/spdout1 (device index 6)
High Definition Audio rec1 /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcmin0 (device index 7)
High Definition Audio rec2 /dev/oss/hdaudio0/pcmin1 (device index 8)
High Definition Audio spdif-in /dev/oss/hdaudio0/spdin0 (device index 9)
Sound Blaster X-Fi (SB046x/067x/076x) output /dev/oss/sbxfi0/pcm0 (device index 10)
Sound Blaster X-Fi (SB046x/067x/076x) input /dev/oss/sbxfi0/pcmin0 (device index 11)
USB sound device rec /dev/oss/usb05560001-1/pcmin0 (device index 12)

Under System->Preferences->Sound, I tried testing under Autodetect, Alsa and Pulse:

audiotestsrc wave=sine freq=512 ! audioconvert ! audioresample ! gconfaudiosink: Failed to connect: Connection refused

I'm thinking that OSS should be an option here - should I try reinstalling?

I have a feeling it's a botched install of OSS or my onboard sound. I cannot - or at least cannot figure out how to - disable the onboard sound on my nForce 780i. Checked every menu, doesn't seem to be an option.

Thank you for your time.

~ Maro

May 30th, 2008, 02:06 PM
Bump -_-