Bug 1656138 - Sound problems Dell XPS15 since kernel 4.19
Summary: Sound problems Dell XPS15 since kernel 4.19
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: alsa-lib
Version: 29
Hardware: x86_64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Jaroslav Kysela
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2018-12-04 19:46 UTC by Patrick
Modified: 2019-11-27 20:35 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2019-11-27 20:35:53 UTC
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Description Patrick 2018-12-04 19:46:32 UTC
Description of problem:
Since upgrade to kernel 4.19 (fedora 29) the sound stutters and clicks.
I've read that the 4.19 kernel update contained lots of sound fixes (https://appuals.com/linux-4-19-kernel-to-receive-a-ton-of-audio-hardware-updates-for-improved-linux-sound-capabilities/), but unfortunately broke mine.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version k4.19.5-300.fc29.x86_64.
Kernel: 4.19.5-300.fc29.x86_64

How reproducible:
Play music with youtube or rhythmbox and you immediately notice the stutter and clicks 

Steps to Reproduce:
1. open firefox, goto youtube
2. play a music video

Actual results:
Sound stutters and clicks

Expected results:
Flawless sound (as with kernel 4.18)

Additional info:
 Device-1: Intel 100 Series/C230 Series Family HD Audio 
 driver: snd_hda_intel 
 Sound Server: ALSA v: k4.19.5-300.fc29.x86_64

Comment 1 Patrick 2019-01-07 11:30:57 UTC
Since update to kernel 4.19.13-300.fc29.x86_64 the headphone jack stopped working also.

Comment 2 Ben Cotton 2019-10-31 20:12:46 UTC
This message is a reminder that Fedora 29 is nearing its end of life.
Fedora will stop maintaining and issuing updates for Fedora 29 on 2019-11-26.
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Comment 3 Ben Cotton 2019-11-27 20:35:53 UTC
Fedora 29 changed to end-of-life (EOL) status on 2019-11-26. Fedora 29 is
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