[GRLUG] No sound

John-Thomas Richards 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
> device.
> 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*')
A free society is a place where it's safe to be unpopular.
Adlai Stevenson, statesman (1900-1965)

This message has been scanned for viruses and
dangerous content by MailScanner, and is
believed to be clean.

More information about the grlug mailing list