[GRLUG] No sound
jtr at jrichards.org
Tue May 31 07:07:22 EDT 2011
On Tue, May 31, 2011 at 02:59:45AM -0400, Bob Kline wrote:
> OK, I've managed to hose the audio on my Kubuntu 11.04 setup.
> KMix says the motherboard sound hardware - HDA ATISB ( ALC 1200
> Analog) does not work.
> But I don't believe this means it is dead. It seems to be coincident
> with my installing, and then uninstalling "jack" and "audacity." Next
> thing I know I the hardware does not work, and I'm using some kind of
> "default" audio device - whatever that means.
Those are simply apps and should not affect the underlying sound system.
> I ran lshw, and under *-multimedia it shows a description of the video
> product: SBx00 Azalia ( Intel HDA), which is consistent with the KMix
> output mentioned above.
> configuration: driver=HDA Intel latency=64 Does that mean the driver
> is that, or is that indicating what should be available?
Not sure. Sorry.
> lspci also shows the device.
That makes sense; if lshw finds it so should lspci.
> Can someone suggest some things? e.g., what to reinstall, like a
> driver for the hardware, or suggest what else might have disappeared
> when I removed jack and audacity?
> -- Bob
Does *buntu run PulseAudio by default? Is it running? Are the sound
modules loaded? ('lsmod | grep snd*')
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