Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 509542
No sound on fresh install F11. Laptop model Asus K40IJ.
Last modified: 2010-06-28 09:27:30 EDT
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Description of problem:
Fresh install of F11 from DVD. no sound audible from speakers or headphone jack. Laptop model: Asus K40IJ BIOS revision number: 207.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Fresh install of F11 from source media,including any media players with sufficient codec.
2. boot into F11 normally
3. select a sound file aplay -pluginhw0,0 foo.wav OR trying playing any mp3/sound file using mplayer etc.
No sound audible from both speakers or headphone jack. using PulseAudio volume control indicates that there is sound streaming but none audible.
Audible sound from startup and from media players.
[nocturnus@roadwarrior ~]$ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: Intel [HDA Intel], device 0: VT1708S Analog [VT1708S Analog]
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
Subdevice #1: subdevice #1
[nocturnus@roadwarrior ~]$ lspci | grep Audio
00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03)
[nocturnus@roadwarrior ~]$ alsactl init
Unknown hardware: "HDA-Intel" "VIA VT1708S" "HDA:11060397,10431111,00100000" "0x1111" "0x1043"
Hardware is initialized using a guess method
Linux localhost.localdomain 220.127.116.11-191.fc11.i686.PAE #1 SMP Tue Jun 16 23:19:53 EDT 2009 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linux
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Diff file from HDA Analyzer
After using HDA-Analyzer, and adjusting Node[0x1c] PIN, initial settings show that EAPD is not set. Checking the EAPD option allows sound to be heard, although it is very very low, with all the mixer settings maxed out on any media (audacious,xmms,mplayer, youtube stream).
Did you find a solution? I'm having K40IJ as well. tried many of the solutions on the web, none worked. btw, how did you set the EAPD option?
Well I kinda forgot about this bug report to be honest but i gotten the sound to work. I downloaded and install the latest alsa driver. and then i used hda-verb to enable the EAPD automatically on startup.
here's how to do it.
--- commands start here ---
tar xf hda-verb-0.3.tar.gz
cp hda-verb /usr/bin
--- command ends ---
then add this line into /etc/rc.d/rc.local by doing
sudo nano /etc/rc.d/rc.local
and insert the following line:
hda-verb /dev/snd/hwC0D0 0x1c SET_EAPD_BTLENABLE PCM
Since i'm not familiar the updating of alsa driver, i tried the rest of your instruction. didn't work, but noticed some errors:
1. i dont have the rc.local directory in my system. so i created one (with sudo)
2. the /dev/snd/hwC0D0 didn't exist (only PCMC0D0c, PCMC0D0p)
could it be because i'm using ubuntu (9.04)?
not urgent, reply in your spare time. thank you again.
I will have to see how the directory structure of ubuntu to help you further. give me a couple of days(maybe more) while i try and work something out. i do have a spare HDD to install ubuntu into the K40IJ (maybe).
alternatively you could try the steps shown here http://alsa-project.org/main/index.php/Matrix:Module-hda-intel for upgrading the alsa-drivers
another link i found was from http://ubuntuforums.org/showthread.php?p=6589810#post6589810 a script which allows users to update the alsa packages.
as well as https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/393523 which uses the same technique to force the EAPD flag to be toggled on bootup.
i'm almost certain that the /dev/snd/hwC0D0 directory exists across all distributions assuming that the alsa-drivers are updated.
let me know what happens.
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