Description of problem: Pulse Audio with the following updates does not work consistently in kernel-188.8.131.52-43.fc11.x86_64. Programs using pulse audio show up in Applications panel of "Sound Preferences" Pulse Audio tool but no actual sound is transmitted.
The following error shows on pulseaudio -k;pulseaudio -vvv
E: module.c: Failed to load module "module-alsa-card" (argument: "device_id=0 name=pci_1002_aa38_sound_card_0 card_name=alsa_card.pci_1002_aa38_sound_card_0 tsched=1"): initialization failed.
/var/log/messages reports this slightly before that equivalent entry:
module-alsa-card.c: Failed to find a working profile.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
# grep pulseaudio /var/log/yum.log
Sep 08 01:59:56 Updated: pulseaudio-libs-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:00 Updated: pulseaudio-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:01 Updated: pulseaudio-utils-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:04 Updated: pulseaudio-module-zeroconf-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:05 Updated: pulseaudio-module-bluetooth-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:06 Updated: pulseaudio-libs-zeroconf-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:07 Updated: pulseaudio-libs-glib2-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:00:12 Updated: pulseaudio-libs-0.9.15-17.fc11.i586
Sep 08 02:01:53 Updated: pulseaudio-module-x11-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:03:26 Updated: pulseaudio-module-jack-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:03:32 Updated: pulseaudio-module-gconf-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Sep 08 02:04:04 Updated: pulseaudio-esound-compat-0.9.15-17.fc11.x86_64
Nearly every reboot.
Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot into kernel-184.108.40.206-43.fc11.x86_64 with packages above at those revision levels.
No obvious sound (system or otherwise) but no errors stating there are no devices at the application level.
Additional info: This seemed to work on my first reboot into the new kernal into I ran into a weird pulse audio hang and killed the process. All subsequent restarts/reboots, no sound. #fedora suggested there was a reported issue in combination of the newer kernel and the updated Pulse Audio packages and to try booting into an earlier kernel. This has worked for me so far. Filing a bug per request.
00:00.0 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:00.1 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:00.2 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:00.3 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:00.4 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:00.5 PIC: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE I/O APIC Interrupt Controller
00:00.6 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. Device 6290
00:00.7 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8M890CE Host Bridge
00:01.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237 PCI bridge [K8T800/K8T890 South]
00:02.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8T890 PCI to PCI Bridge Controller
00:03.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. K8T890 PCI to PCI Bridge Controller
00:0f.0 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A SATA 2-Port Controller (rev 80)
00:0f.1 IDE interface: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82C586A/B/VT82C686/A/B/VT823x/A/C PIPC Bus Master IDE (rev 07)
00:10.0 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a0)
00:10.1 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a0)
00:10.2 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a0)
00:10.3 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT82xxxxx UHCI USB 1.1 Controller (rev a0)
00:10.4 USB Controller: VIA Technologies, Inc. USB 2.0 (rev 86)
00:11.0 ISA bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A PCI to ISA Bridge
00:11.7 Host bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8251 Ultra VLINK Controller
00:13.0 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A Host Bridge
00:13.1 PCI bridge: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT8237A PCI to PCI Bridge
00:18.0 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] HyperTransport Technology Configuration
00:18.1 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Address Map
00:18.2 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] DRAM Controller
00:18.3 Host bridge: Advanced Micro Devices [AMD] K8 [Athlon64/Opteron] Miscellaneous Control
02:00.0 VGA compatible controller: ATI Technologies Inc RV710 [Radeon HD 4350]
02:00.1 Audio device: ATI Technologies Inc R700 Audio Device [Radeon HD 4000 Series]
03:00.0 SATA controller: JMicron Technologies, Inc. 20360/20363 Serial ATA Controller (rev 03)
03:00.1 IDE interface: JMicron Technologies, Inc. 20360/20363 Serial ATA Controller (rev 03)
04:01.0 Audio device: VIA Technologies, Inc. VT1708/A [Azalia HDAC] (VIA High Definition Audio Controller) (rev 10)
05:09.0 Ethernet controller: Realtek Semiconductor Co., Ltd. RTL-8139/8139C/8139C+ (rev 10)
I got the exact same issue/errors after upgrading to kernel 220.127.116.11-43.
Note that I also have the same "module-alsa-card.c" and "module.c" errors when using the previous 2.6.29 kernel, and sound is working properly...
I finally managed to fix the issue by using alsamixer. When using kernel 2.6.30, I have different controls in alsamixer than with kernel 2.6.29 (some disappeared and some are new). One of the new controls is "Output Jack Mode". It was set by default to "Line in". I set it to "Line out", and the sound came back !
I also had a strange problem after using alsamixer. The sound was too loud ! In "pavucontrol", it turned out that the output volume was set to 122% (which should not be possible with the slidebar !). I just moved it back to 100%, and everything was perfect.
Cheers - Guillaume
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