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Re: Sound problem

On Fri, Apr 25, 2003 at 07:10:34PM +0100, North London John wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using a G3 graphite slot-loading 600mhz CRT iMac, and have been 
> using Yellow Dog 2.3 and Mandrake 8.1 and 9.1.
> I'm going to put Debian on this box soon, but want to check one detail 
> out first.
> With all the distros I've so far used on this machine, I get an awful 
> hiss of static from the moment sound is initialised until shutdown. I 
> have googled and googled, but found nothing particularly helpful. I 
> have seen complaints on both Mandrake and YD lists/forums (where I've 
> looked the hardest) but not on this list (or for, eg, Gentoo).
> This makes me think it could be something to do with Red Hat (upon 
> which both Mdrake and YD are based.) But it may be a problem with the 
> particular type of sound hardware in this machine. I've also read that 
> it may be something to do with KDE's sound drivers.
> Could someone with a box similar to mine please confirm that there 
> isn't this problem and that sound works on Debian?

Someone may reply, but also search the list for sound issues. There 
has been lots of general discussion. (Not this, IIRC, though.)



Chris Tillman
- Linux Rox -

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