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    No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    Hi.

    If anyone can help me with this, they will make me very happy. And help me throw away windows once and for all.

    I'm having problem with getting sound from my EMU 0404 PCI card. I've heard a lot of people have it working, so I don't understand.

    It seems the drivers don't load properly. I will just go ahead and post all the info I can think of could be useful to find a solution for this. So, here goes...

    Fx. the output of
    Code:
     cat /proc/asound/cards
    
     1 [K61e           ]: USB-Audio - Keystation 61e
                          Evolution Electronics Ltd. Keystation 61e at usb-0000:00:02.2-1.4, full speed
    Only a UBS/MIDI keyboard from M-audio shows up - this is NOT an audio card.

    More outputs - this time lspci -nn

    Code:
    lspci -nn
    
    00:00.0 Host bridge [0600]: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb Host Bridge [10de:00e1] (rev a1)
    00:01.0 ISA bridge [0601]: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb LPC Bridge [10de:00e0] (rev a2)
    00:01.1 SMBus [0c05]: nVidia Corporation nForce 250Gb PCI System Management [10de:00e4] (rev a1)
    00:02.0 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation CK8S USB Controller [10de:00e7] (rev a1)
    00:02.1 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation CK8S USB Controller [10de:00e7] (rev a1)
    00:02.2 USB Controller [0c03]: nVidia Corporation nForce3 EHCI USB 2.0 Controller [10de:00e8] (rev a2)
    00:05.0 Bridge [0680]: nVidia Corporation CK8S Ethernet Controller [10de:00df] (rev a2)
    00:08.0 IDE interface [0101]: nVidia Corporation CK8S Parallel ATA Controller (v2.5) [10de:00e5] (rev a2)
    00:09.0 IDE interface [0101]: nVidia Corporation CK8S Serial ATA Controller (v2.5) [10de:00ee] (rev a2)
    00:0a.0 IDE interface [0101]: nVidia Corporation CK8S Serial ATA Controller (v2.5) [10de:00e3] (rev a2)
    00:0b.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb AGP Host to PCI Bridge [10de:00e2] (rev a2)
    00:0e.0 PCI bridge [0604]: nVidia Corporation nForce3 250Gb PCI-to-PCI Bridge [10de:00ed] (rev a2)
    00:18.0 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration [1022:1100]
    00:18.1 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map [1022:1101]
    00:18.2 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller [1022:1102]
    00:18.3 Host bridge [0600]: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control [1022:1103]
    01:00.0 VGA compatible controller [0300]: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 AP [Radeon 9600] [1002:4150]
    01:00.1 Display controller [0380]: ATI Technologies Inc RV350 AP [Radeon 9600] (Secondary) [1002:4170]
    02:09.0 Multimedia audio controller [0401]: Creative Labs SB Audigy [1102:0004] (rev 03)
    I'm not really sure what to look for here, but I guess that SB Audigy might have something to do with my EMU card, so this might actually be OK.

    Now moving on, it starts to look worse:

    Code:
    dmesg |grep emu
    
    [   34.652574] input: Macintosh mouse button emulation as /devices/virtual/input/input0
    [   39.296101] scsi4 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
    [   60.519108] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:822: emu1010: Special config.
    [   60.519192] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:861: emu1010: EMU_HANA_ID=0x7f
    [   60.519196] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:880: emu1010: filename emu/emu0404.fw testing
    [   61.922889] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:681: firmware: emu/emu0404.fw not found. Err=-2
    [   61.922898] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:885: emu1010: Loading Firmware file emu/emu0404.fw failed
    As you see it doesn't find the firmware and so it doesn't load. Now it makes sense that I have no sound. But what might be the reason??

    More symptoms... When I do this...
    Code:
     alsamixer
    
    alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such file or directory
    And the following...
    Code:
    aplay -l
    
    **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
    And nothing is listed.

    Last thing... When I go...

    Code:
    sudo lshw -C multimedia
    
     *-multimedia UNCLAIMED  
           description: Multimedia audio controller
           product: SB Audigy
           vendor: Creative Labs
           physical id: 9
           bus info: pci@0000:02:09.0
           version: 03
           width: 32 bits
           clock: 33MHz
           capabilities: pm cap_list
           configuration: latency=64 maxlatency=20 mingnt=2
    I'd appreciate any help, thanks.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    Bump and:
    I'm starting to worry that this is a general problem in 8.04 there's a lot of sound card problem post around today.

    Anyway, as far as I can see, I'm one of the few who's not even able to start the alsamixer, because the driver doesn't load it seems.

    My hardware, as is the case with the other sound card problems in this forum today, does get recognized. But in my case the driver doesn't load. There should be support for my EMU 0404 PCI sound card in this alsa version.

    Why can this be? Please help.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    I had (to get a glimpse of the new KDE4) also downloaded the Kubuntu KDE4 Remix along with ubuntu studio. So, last night I tried to do a fresh install of that. The result was unfortunately exactly the same. Same output to the same commands.

    So, not having gotten any closer to a solution, here's another Bump.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    As it seems no one can help, I'll just have a conversation with myself.

    I am however very interested in experiences with current alsa version and EMU0404 - I suspect ALSA to be the "problem", because lspci and lshw sees the EMU hardware very well, but as soon as ALSA gets into the picture it starts failing.

    Just did some testing with Knoppix Live-DVD (which is actually very cool with Compiz working on my rather old PC) version 5.3.1.
    I has the same (current 1.0.16) ALSA version as Hardy, which should support the EMU 0404 PCI card.

    The (disappointing) results are more or less the same as the ones I get with Hardy.

    And this also shows up somewhere in my dmesg:
    EMU10K1_Audigy: probe of 0000:02:09.0 failed with error -5

    So here's another bump.

    Remember I'm also interested in knowing if anyone has a working EMU-card in Hardy (or anywhere else with the 1.0.16 ALSA version).

    Thanks.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    As I found out with my E-MU 1616m: the alsa-firmware package is simply not shipped with Ubuntu.

    You can perhaps use the one I used
    http://ppa.launchpad.net/tsmithe/ubu...mware/?C=S;O=D ,
    this is not the new version from alsa (16), but the older one (15).

    Or follow the instructions on https://wiki.ubuntu.com/UbuntuStudio...orProSoundCard and compile the newest alsa-firmware package yourself.

    (As you use Ubuntu-Studio, first try to find the package alsa-firmware in Synaptic, in Ubuntu it's not there, but in the studio version it could be different.)
    Last edited by srrr; May 1st, 2008 at 10:46 AM.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    Thanks a lot srrr.

    I'm afraid it didn't cure my system. I tried the .deb-package from tsmithe (the easy way). All the commands I mentioned before give the same output, except for dmesg which i slightly different but with the same kind of firmware error:

    Code:
    dmesg |grep emu
    [   34.796399] input: Macintosh mouse button emulation as /devices/virtual/input/input0
    [   40.182896] scsi6 : SCSI emulation for USB Mass Storage devices
    [   59.441889] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:822: emu1010: Special config.
    [   59.441973] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:861: emu1010: EMU_HANA_ID=0x7f
    [   59.441978] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:880: emu1010: filename emu/emu0404.fw testing
    [   61.714788] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:684: firmware size=0xd67c
    [   66.548843] ALSA /build/buildd/linux-ubuntu-modules-2.6.24-2.6.24/debian/build/build-rt/sound/alsa-driver/pci/emu10k1/emu10k1_main.c:893: emu1010: Loading Hana Firmware file failed, reg=0x7f
    Maybe I'm just to stupid to use linux. I guess I'll have to roll back to windows XP. Thanks though.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    Can't help you directly now, but go here:
    https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/wi...nts=1#comments
    and read, read, read ... solution will be there. (Ignore much of the first comments, they are very old.)

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    Thanks a lot srrr!!! That's very informative. I've posted my outputs there.

    I does seem however, that a lot of people is having the same problem, and that no one really finds the answer.

    I think, if I didn't misunderstand him, that someone suggested that there is some kind of hardware incompatibility in the first shipping of the 0404 PCI (that would include mine). I do hope he's mistaken.

    But we'll see, thanks again.

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    im having this exact situation.

    i have a emu 0404 that does not work plus i have the identical errors, logs, lshw, dmesg |grep emu, lspci -nn and dmesg response as shown by the poster of this thread.

    i have to resort to my on board card to get sound.

    i was wondering if there has been any progress with an appearance of a emu 0404 firmware file for linux as i too would love to use my card again or are there any 0404 users out there that can write a blow by blow on how to
    get this card running.

    Thanks
    Tuxulin

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    Re: No sound with a EMU 0404 PCI card and Ubuntu studio 8.04

    I'm afraid that our 0404 will not work ever. The problem seems to be that there was a first shipping 0404 with different firmware. Because it is working most people by now. I deduce that, the few of us who cannot get it to work have older versions of the card or something. Look the thread mentioned earlier:
    https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/wi...nts=1#comments

    I, at least, have followed all the different 0404 guides by now and I've not got any sound at all. If you've got the latest alsa version and it still doesn't work - forget it.

    But if you manage to prove me wrong, I'm very interested (and I'll be very happy).

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