Bug 433227 - No sound in Dell OptiPlex GX1 with CS4236
No sound in Dell OptiPlex GX1 with CS4236
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Reported: 2008-02-17 15:48 EST by Henrik Johansson
Modified: 2009-01-09 01:00 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2009-01-09 01:00:26 EST
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Description Henrik Johansson 2008-02-17 15:48:01 EST
Description of problem:
No sound and can't adjust volume.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Extract from /etc/sysconfig/hwconf
class: AUDIO
detached: 0
driver: snd-cs4236
desc: "CS4236B - CSC0000"
deviceId: CSC0000
pdeviceId: CSC6835

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1.System -> Preferences -> Hardware -> Sound
All testing leads to Gstreamer-problems. 
audiotestsrc wave=sine freq=512 ! audioconvert ! audioresample ! gconfaudiosink:
Internal GStreamer error: state change failed.  Please file a bug at

2.System -> Administration -> Soundcard Detection
Sound test
  Selected card
    Vendor:  CS4236B
    Model:   - CSC0000
    Module:  snd-cs4236
  Sound test
  |> => No sound

3.'Volume Control'
The volume control did not find any elements and/or devices to control. This
means either that you don't have the right GStreamer plug
ins installed, or that you don't have a sound card configured.

You can remove the volume control from the panel by right-clicking the speaker
icon on the panel and selecting "Remove From Panel" fro
m the menu.

Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info: 
I ran the Software Updater before reporting the problem.
The sound works in Windows XP (dual boot).

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