Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 221177
No soundcard in system, but soundcard screen still appears in firstboot
Last modified: 2007-11-30 17:07:39 EST
Description of problem:
On my test system (old HP zx6000 Itanium), there's no soundcard installed. When
I reach the Sound Card detection screen in graphical firstboot, the first line
of text indicates that a soundcard was seen, but the last line of text is "No
soundcards were detected."
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
RHEL5 Server RC Snapshot 5 (20061218.2) using Virt platform key
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RHEL5
2. Progress to Sound Card detection screen at firstboot.
Message saying a soundcard was detected, then a message saying that no soundcard
One message saying that no soundcard is present in the system.
Fixed on HEAD. If this is required in RHEL5, please make sure the appropriate
flags get set and put it back into ASSIGNED, and I'll deal with fixing it on the
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release. Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
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*** Bug 250404 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
This is not going to be able to be fixed in 5.1 due to impact on the RHN module
that I was not able to solve in time.