Bug 127863 - FC3T1: system-config-soundcard failed to test sound on Dell P650n
FC3T1: system-config-soundcard failed to test sound on Dell P650n
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: system-config-soundcard (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Bastien Nocera
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: 133596 (view as bug list)
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Reported: 2004-07-14 16:02 EDT by Thomas Chung
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:10 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 1.2.11-2
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Last Closed: 2005-05-09 07:04:19 EDT
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Description Thomas Chung 2004-07-14 16:02:27 EDT
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Description of problem:
During the firstboot, system-config-soundcard failed to test sound on
Dell Precision 650n (integrated AC'97 Audio Controller)

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
system-config-soundcard-1.2.8-1

How reproducible:
Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install a fresh FC3 Test 1
2. Follow Firstboot steps
3. system-config-soundcard failed to test sound on Dell P650n due to
it set PCM-2 channel to 0 by default. No sound can be heard during the
sound testing.
    

Actual Results:  It was necessary to run volume-control and set PCM-2
channel to about 80% in order to hear test sound for
system-config-soundcard.


Expected Results:  It should have set PCM-2 channel to about 80%
during the firstboot step in order to hear test sound for
system-config-soundcard.

Additional info:
Comment 1 Bastien Nocera 2004-07-21 12:53:40 EDT
This line in the /etc/modprobe.conf should have unmuted the sound:
install sound-slot-0 /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install sound-slot-0 && {
/bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null 2>&1 || :; }

Could you try:
1) Remove the driver from the kernel with rmmod
2) Remove (or move away) /etc/.aumixrc
3) Launch "modprobe sound-slot-0" and check that the mixers are unmuted
Comment 2 Thomas Chung 2004-07-23 19:57:16 EDT
It seems the actual entries in /etc/modprobe.conf is different than
what you've described.

Please see modprobe.conf from:
http://fedoranews.org/tchung/fc3-test1/bug/

Notice, lsmod shows 'snd_intel8x0' but modprobe.conf shows
'snd-intel8x0'   Could this be a typo?

Also it did not create /etc/.aumixrc file since it's using
/usr/sbin/alsactl instead of /bin/aumix-minimal

I've also included some screenshots which shows,
'volume-control-tab1.png' PCM-2 channel is set to 0 by default and
this is why I could not hear any test sound during the firstboot steps.  
Comment 3 Bastien Nocera 2004-09-30 19:52:42 EDT
I've added some code to unmute PCM-2 as well. Will be in rawhide soon
(ie. after the freeze).

(you can try and copy the code that sets Master and PCM, and add a
"PCM-2" case yourself to soundcardBackend.py, if you want to test this).
Comment 4 Bastien Nocera 2004-10-03 07:38:35 EDT
*** Bug 133596 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 5 Bastien Nocera 2005-05-09 07:04:19 EDT
Fixed in 1.2.11-2.

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