Re: Very strange system/sound problem
On Mon, Aug 28, 2000 at 12:55:13PM +0100, Barry Samuels wrote:
> I am running Debian Potato on a machine which is totally SCSI ( I
> feel that way myself sometimes) and includes a PlexWriter
> CD-Writer and a SoundBlaster Live 1024.
> I hadn't used my machine this morning and I happened to enter the
> room to hear clicks coming from both speakers. I tried lsmod and
> no sound modules were loaded. I also discovered that every
> movement of the mouse produced rapid clicks from the speakers.
> The mouse, by the way, is on IRQ 5 and the sound card on an IRQ
> above 10.
> Using the keyboard also produced clicks as did ejecting the CD
> tray (no CD).
> I decided to close down and reboot the machine. The clicks
> continued right through closedown and didn't stop until the
> machine actually started to reboot.
Did the clicks stop after the reboot?
To me it sounds like a physical phenomenon - not software. You have to
realize that there are many different forms of electricity inside a
computer system and under special circumstances they might produce
strange things. Do you know about "induction"?