Re: sound: loading of sound driver fails after reboot from Windows
On 2 Jun 2003 "Gary L. Dolan" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 12:28:45AM +0100, Ben Kal wrote:
>> Hi folks,
>> Do some of you know more about the following inconvenience I have
>> with sound on my Linux machine:
>> sound works fine if I boot directly into Linux after power-on,
>> and if I reboot from Linux back into Linux;
>> sound does not work at all after rebooting into Linux from Windows.
>> In Windows sound works under all circumstances.
> I remember having this problem, unfortunately I cannot remember how I
> corrected it. I used to boot linux with Loadlin. When I got this box
> (which is now a number of years old), this same problem began. It appeared
> that Windows had a problem releasing the IRQ, so the only solution was a
> hard reboot. I <think> the problem was cleared up when I switched to grub
> as a boot manager.
Thanks, you were the only one who had something useful to say on this.
As no further reactions are forthcoming I consider this little thread closed
with the following conclusions:
- Windows (Windows 2000 at least, that's the variant on my laptop) somehow
keeps a grip on the sound card even after it has been stopped, possibly by
"not releasing the IRQ";
- switching to grub as boot manager may solve the problem;
- otherwise there is nothing but a hard reboot if yow want sound in Linux.
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