Bug#357236: linux-image-2.6.16-rc5-686: no sound on Lifebook P2120
tags 357236 forwarded https://bugtrack.alsa-project.org/alsa-bug/view.php?id=1943
On Thu, 2006-03-16 at 13:16 +0100, maximilian attems wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 04:23:05AM -0600, Adam C Powell IV wrote:
> > The last time sound worked on my Fujitsu Lifebook P2120 was with 2.6.3
> > (or maybe 2.6.5, but not with 2.6.8 or anything since). An identical
> > ALSA setup worked with sarge under 2.6.3 but not 2.6.8. Tried running
> > alsaconf again to no avail. I can get ALSA working with 2.6.8 on all of
> > my other machines, and with 2.6.15 on all that I have tried.
> > Esd doesn't work, nor do system beeps, and GNOME volume control says no
> > volume control elements are found.
> > Now under etch (testing), even 2.6.3 no longer works: sounds played
> > through esd simply repeat the first second or so over and over again. I
> > keep upgrading the kernel, hoping that this time it will finally work,
> > but it hasn't in that long...
> > lsmod shows the following sound modules installed:
> > snd_ali5451 20172 1
> > snd_ac97_codec 82784 1 snd_ali5451
> > snd_ac97_bus 2048 1 snd_ac97_codec
> > soundcore 8672 1 snd
> > snd_page_alloc 9800 1 snd_pcm
> > lspci shows:
> > 0000:00:04.0 Multimedia audio controller: ALi Corporation M5451 PCI AC-Link Controller Audio Device (rev 01)
> > What other information would help to diagnose/fix this problem?
> please file that specific bug in the alsa bugtracking system.
> the alsa dev guys are usually quite responsive.
Thanks, just did, see above.
> > Thank you for providing this mechanism for testing and reporting on a
> > -rc kernel! I hope we can fix this before 2.6.16 is released.
> hmm it's already a bit late in the release cycle for alsa updates,
> but it would be great if that report reaches upstream so they can fix
Really? The March 8 kernel team message to debian-devel-announce seemed
to indicate that there would still be time... Oh well, at least perhaps
a patch can get into the etch release.
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