Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 442975
[workaround] no sound on Dell Inspiron 1420
Last modified: 2009-07-14 11:44:49 EDT
Description of problem:
no audio playback
adding the following to modprobe.conf fixes the issue
options snd-hda-intel model=dell-3stack
Fresh rawhide install 2008-04-17
Dell Inspiron Laptop
snd-hda-intel audio driver
after modprobe change and reboot 'aplay --list-devices' outputs:
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: STAC92xx Analog [STAC92xx Analog]
Where does this sort of magic suppose to go so that settings just work?
Is this an alsa upstream issue? Is this something in our configs to catch when
this option is needed?
(In reply to comment #0)
> Where does this sort of magic suppose to go so that settings just work?
> Is this an alsa upstream issue? Is this something in our configs to catch when
> this option is needed?
What model of Inspiron laptop is it? What does 'lspci -vnn' output about the
Upstream is always playing catchup as new models are released -- they use a
table to look up the PCI ID of the audio controller and determine the driver
model to use.
lspci -vnn snippet:
00:1b.0 Audio device : Intel Corporation 82801H (ICH8 Family) HD Audio Con
troller [8086:284b] (rev 02)
Subsystem: Dell Inspiron 1420 [1028:01f3]
Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 21
Memory at fe9fc000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
Capabilities:  Power Management version 2
Capabilities:  Message Signalled Interrupts: Mask- 64bit+ Queue=0/0
Capabilities:  Express Root Complex Integrated Endpoint, MSI 00
Capabilities:  Virtual Channel <?>
Capabilities:  Root Complex Link <?>
Kernel driver in use: HDA Intel
Kernel modules: snd-hda-intel
Anything else you need?
Just to check in. Fully updated to rawhide as of this morning and I no longer
need the modprobe.conf 'fix'.
Was this magic? Or was this a deliberate attempt on someone's part to fix the
issue via a patchset?
I didn't see any fixes for that go in lately. Will leave the bug open so the
workaround is easy to find until the other Inspiron 1420 bug gets checked
against this one.
I still have to screw around with the default mixer settings to get recording to
work... I'm going to do another fresh install from rawhide tomorrowish and see
what shakes loose.
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA.
More information and reason for this action is here:
Audio playback appears to just work in the Fedora 11 preview. (I believe it also worked in Fedora 10, but I may have had to configure or un-mute something, I can't recall.) So this bug should probably be closed.
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