First, there is no way to control the volume of the digital output. Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. One important feature of this chip was that it used the PCI bus, instead of the ISA bus commonly used by sound cards at that point. However, I put it back in my laptop and there is no sound. The sound works when i have my Laptop HD connected to the Desktop.

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Note that registered members see fewer ads, and ContentLink is completely disabled once you log in. This was made possible by the move to the PCI buswith its far greater bandwidth and more efficient bus mastering interface when compared to the older ISA bus standard. Alsa sound is muted by default. When I run xmms I get no errors, but Rhythmbox tells me “Could not create audio output element; check your settings.

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CONFIG_SOUND_ES1371: Creative Ensoniq AudioPCI 97 (ES1371)

I believe all the correct modules are loaded, but here they are. It is relatively easy to do. By setting spdif to 1, you activate the digital output and deactivate the analog.

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Pressure from intense competition, especially with the dominant Creative Labswas ensonia audio card makers to try to keep their prices low. It was Ensoniq’s last sound card product before they were acquired by Creative Technology. It was one of the first cards to have Microsoft DirectSound3D 4-speaker playback support. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

If it lonux “es”, it’s the good one. I ran alsamixer to change volume levels and saved with alsactl store and I still get no sound.

ensoniq es – no sound

I had to retry a few times before I figured out the Slot numbering schema, but once I locked the sound card’s slot to IRQ 5, the card was detected and works like it should.

Sharing IRQ 9 with You are currently viewing LQ as a guest. If the chip reads anything else like CTit might be a relooked because Creative bought Ensoniq recently, so they now use their “very own” sound chips that are nothing more than es with a different name. One improvement found in this chip over the original es is the presence of a digital spdif output that allows you to connect your PC to a digital receiver like most “home theatre” stereo systems enoniq get rid of all noise that your PC environment might generate.

Find More Posts by torsin. OK, I’ve been trying for about a week to get my sound to work, but I can’t get anything out of my speakers. Probing or loading the wrong one may. Creative Labs Malvern which was the former Ensoniq company that had been acquired later released the Ectiva EV Broadcom Corporation BCM Find More Posts by gusee However, I put it back in my enwoniq and there is no sound.


The card represented a shift in Ensoniq’s market positioning.

Registration is quick, simple and absolutely free. I found a thread in Usenet that said the digital se1371 for Boston Acoustics speakers didn’t work, but the analog in did. Content Cleanup Required This article should be cleaned-up to follow the content standards in the Wiki Guide.

Linux Kernel Driver DataBase: CONFIG_SOUND_ES Creative Ensoniq AudioPCI 97 (ES)

Webarchive template wayback links. Introduction to Linux – A Hands on Guide This guide was created as an overview of the Linux Operating System, geared toward new users as an exploration tour and getting started guide, with exercises at the end of each chapter. If the chip reads “es”, you’re out ensoinq luck. You can get the patch for kernel 2. Loading Module For example, I opened my box and looked at the sound chip.