Joined: 14 Dec 2010 Posts: 130 Location: North Yorkshire, UK
Posted: Wed 24 Oct 2012, 15:05 Post subject:
No sound on Asus P8H6-MX R2.0 motherboard [SOLVED]
This fix may not be the fix I wanted but it is a fix none the less. I bought a new barebones PC base unit with no OS to replace a Pentium 4 PC that died. The motherboard is an Asus P8H6-MX R2.0 dual core with 4GB of RAM and a 500GB HD, 4GB swap and three equal partitions formatted ext3.
I am running Puppy-412 HD install and was unable to get the sound working. I tried various solutions from the forum to no avail. The fix was a bit of a longshot but I bought an ‘External USB 3D 5.1 Channel PC Audio Sound Card’ for £1.50 (GB Pounds) from ebay UK. So if the fix did not work there was no great loss but the fix worked and I now have sound. This may be a fix for any other Puppy users who are unable to get sound on their PC with Puppy. There are many sellers of this USB sound card on ebay UK although I expect they should be available from ebay in your part of the world. I have included a photo below for reference although they come in many different colours.
If you are curious as to why I am running Puppy-412 on a new PC and not a more up to date version just visit http://412collection.co.uk for the answer.
You cannot post new topics in this forum You cannot reply to topics in this forum You cannot edit your posts in this forum You cannot delete your posts in this forum You cannot vote in polls in this forum You cannot attach files in this forum You can download files in this forum