[Sugar-devel] [SoaS] SoaS 32 is silent?

James Cameron quozl at laptop.org
Tue Apr 28 00:32:54 EDT 2020

On Tue, Apr 28, 2020 at 12:20:57AM -0400, Frederick Grose wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 11:18 PM James Cameron <[1]quozl at laptop.org> wrote:
>     On Mon, Apr 27, 2020 at 10:25:28PM -0400, Frederick Grose wrote:
>     > I've opened [2]https://bugs.sugarlabs.org/ticket/4998 and attached the
>     > zipped logs from some test sessions.
>     Thanks.  I've reviewed the logs.  They show successful playback by
>     GStreamer into a sound sink of some sort, but no indication as to why
>     you did not hear anything.
>     There's no feedback loop in the Sugar sound subsystem; there's no way
>     to tell in software if a sound sink can be heard by a human.
>     Was your test in a virtual machine or physical hardware?
> Testing is on physical hardware.  Fedora-SoaS-Live-x86_64-32-1.6.iso was
> installed
> with livecd-iso-to-disk to a USB disk drive.

Okay, thanks.  I've never done that.

> I also tested a pristine image by booting the .iso file directly.  Logs are
> attached to the
> referenced bug report.
>     Was the Frame F6 used to check the speaker icon is present, not white,
>     and set to an appropriate level?
> Yes, yes, and yes.

Thanks.  I suggest diagnosing further using alsamixer, speaker-test
and GStreamer in Terminal, thus excluding Sugar entirely.  I've no
further suggestions.

> Thanks for your interest, efforts, & applied experience!
>        --Fred

James Cameron

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