No Sound from Intel 82801H chipset

Bug #272441 reported by brendan on 2008-09-20
This bug affects 1 person
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linux (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Using the Intrepid Alpha-6 live cd there is no sound from my Medion Akoya laptop.
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ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ uname -r

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 04)

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ lsmod | grep snd
snd_hda_intel 381488 0
snd_pcm_oss 46848 0
snd_mixer_oss 22784 1 snd_pcm_oss
snd_pcm 83204 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss
snd_seq_dummy 10884 0
snd_seq_oss 38528 0
snd_seq_midi 14336 0
snd_rawmidi 29952 1 snd_seq_midi
snd_seq_midi_event 15232 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi
snd_seq 57776 6 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_seq_midi_event
snd_timer 29960 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq
snd_seq_device 15116 5 snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq
snd 63140 9 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_pcm,snd_seq_oss,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq,snd_timer,snd_seq_device
soundcore 15328 1 snd
snd_page_alloc 16136 2 snd_hda_intel,snd_pcm

ubuntu@ubuntu:~/Desktop$ alsamixer
alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such file or directory

Daniel T Chen (crimsun) wrote :

Please try model=medion-md2

brendan (talikarng) wrote :

Addded model=medion-md2 : no effect
Added model=medion : no sound coming from speakers, tried to run alsamixer

brendan@brendan-laptop:~$ alsamixer
ALSA lib simple_none.c:1520:(simple_add1) helem (MIXER,'Headphone Playback Switch',0,2,0) appears twice or more

alsamixer: function snd_mixer_load failed: Invalid argument

brendan@brendan-laptop:~$ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: ALC888 Analog [ALC888 Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 1: ALC268 Digital [ALC268 Digital]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 5: ALC268 Analog [ALC268 Analog]
  Subdevices: 1/1
  Subdevice #0: subdevice #0

brendan (talikarng) wrote :

I will try other options next to "model" as outlined in the alsa-base documentation.

brendan (talikarng) wrote :

Fixed once OSS4 installed, therefore not an Ubuntu bug at all.

Changed in linux:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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