Bug#416065: [Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#416065: alsa-base: No sound with Intel ICH5 with default configuration

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Sat Mar 24 17:19:05 UTC 2007

On Sat, 24 Mar 2007 the mental interface of
mickael told:

> Package: alsa-base
> Version: 1.0.13-5
> Severity: important

> After a migration from Sarge to Etch there is no sound with any application. 
> My mother board is an asus P4P800 with Intel ICH5.

> I had already detected this problem on sarge, it appeared after a sarge update.

> The solution to get sound is to change mixer configuration, I used Kmix and changed
> "channel mode" from "2ch" to "4ch".

> In consider this problem as an impotrant bug as finding the solution is not trivial
> and a system without sound is not suitable for many persons.

> Feel free to ask for more details.

There are so many ICH[345] chips flowing around using the same
driver. So this might be difficult to solve.

For an first approach: delete /var/lib/alsa/asound.state and do
/etc/init.d/alsa-utils restart.


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