Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 445576
ALC861VD Soundcard Problem
Last modified: 2008-08-02 19:40:37 EDT
Description of problem:
After a fresh installation of fc7 on my new Sahara Notebook, I couldn't hear any
sound at all from the speakers nor the headphones. I checked fedora forum for a
solution but I didn't find anything which could completely sort out my problem.
I tried to edit /etc/modprobe.conf by adding the following line to the file
"options snd-hda-intel model=3stack", save the file, reboot the machine and edit
the sound mixer. It partially solved the problem because I was able to hear
sound from the speakers but no sound from the headphone after I plugged them.
Then, I tried to replace the word "3stack" by "auto", save the file, reboot the
machine and edit the sound mixer. This time, I managed to hear sound only from
the plugged headphones but no sound from the speaker. I truly don't know what to
do. Please help me to enjoy using fedora on my new notebook.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
alsa-lib - 1.0.14-3.fc7.i386
Whenever the /etc/modprobe.conf file is edited
Steps to Reproduce:
1. su <password>
2. sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.conf
3. add either "options snd-hda-intel model=3stack" or "options snd-hda-intel
sound either from speakers or headphones. No total solution for the problem.
inconvenience by the need to edit the /etc/modprobe.conf every time I need to
use the headphones or the speakers. This hardware compatibility problem doesn't
exist with windows platform, unfortunately it only exists with linux.
help me stay with linux, I don't want to go back to windows.
Hm, try to update to F9, F7 is quite old.
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