[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#632300: alsa-base: sound has stopped working after the last kernel upgrade on debian testing to 2.6.39-2-686-pae.

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Fri Jul 1 18:11:55 UTC 2011

* Tom Woodward [110701 11:33 +0100]:

> Package: alsa-base
> Version: 1.0.23+dfsg-4
> Severity: important

> As described.  I have checked the levels in alsameter to ensure
> nothing is muted.  I also noted that I can generate feedback
> through the speakers by turning up the internal mic which suggests
> it is not a hardward problem.

What is the output of:

$ lsmod | grep snd


> -- Configuration Files:
> /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base-blacklist.conf [Errno 2] No such file or
> directory: u'/etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base-blacklist.conf'

It seems that alsa-base isn't installed properly. Do as root:

# dpkg --purge --force-all alsa-base
# apt-get install alsa-base

and send the output of
$ ls -al /etc/modprobe.d/


  The path to source is always uphill!

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