Fedora & Sound: an excercise in frustration

Josef Bacik josef at toxicpanda.com
Sat Jul 21 04:21:41 UTC 2007

On 7/20/07, Dimi Paun <dimi at lattica.com> wrote:
> Guys,
> The sound situation is appalling: since FC6, my sounds stops/starts
> working with pretty much _every_ kernel update! Don't worry, the
> steady state is that it's not working. It will start working for a
> short lived kernel version, but people are diligently working to
> fix it back to its non-working state.
> Hardware (bog standard):
>   [root at dimi ~]# lspci | grep -i audio
>   00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 02)
> Software:
>    Standard FC6, now F7
> Symptoms:
>    system-config-soundcard doesn't recognize the card, it will not even
>    list it. FC6 was off/on, which the last kernel being on. Then I
>    updated to F7, goodbye sound! I tried everything, nothing helped.
>    No errors, logs, etc. Previous kernel somehow worked, it took me
>    by surprise since I though it will be a cold day in hell before I
>    see sound working. But I was happy nonetheless. Now the 3228 kernel
>    fixed it again, its no longer recognized.

Which kernel was it working in?  Can you boot back into that kernel
and have it work?  If so will you send the dmesg from the kernel where
it works and the kernel where it doesn't work, as well as lspci -n.


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