Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 328201
Soundcard seems properly configured but no sound can be heard.
Last modified: 2016-09-19 07:49:55 EDT
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Description of problem:
I am using a PC with a Realtek ALC-262 / Intel HDA and a digital volume dial.
Here is the LSPCI output:
00:1b.0 Audio device : Intel Corporation 82801G (ICH7 Family) High Definition Audio Controller [8086:27d8] (rev 02).
The soundcard seems properly configured but I can hear no sound at all. I've tried to use different output methods:
HDA Intel (ALSA mixer)
Realtek ALC262 (OSS mixer)
No errors are shown anywhere (at least not where I have looked).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Unknown - it seems that the snd-config package is not installed which probably means I am reporting the wrong package.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install F8 Test 3 default sound settings.
2. Try run any sound.
Any soundplayer will play like all is well, regardless of ALSA or OSS.
But no sound is heard.
Hopefully some nice music would been heard.
My unit has a digital volume dial. I wonder if this is part of the problem....?
It seems more likely now that it is the digital volume dial that prevents sound
from being played in my speakers. I have docked my computer to a docker with
Line out and if I connect my ext speakers with built in amp, the sound works fine.
Is the problem still active? If so I recommend you to file a bug against kernel
- seems to be a hardware issue.
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