Bug 592824 - There is no sound for HDA-Intel Realtek ALC259
There is no sound for HDA-Intel Realtek ALC259
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
x86_64 Linux
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Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2010-05-17 01:44 EDT by biAji
Modified: 2011-06-27 12:24 EDT (History)
8 users (show)

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Last Closed: 2011-06-27 12:24:57 EDT
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Alsa-info output file (11.23 KB, text/plain)
2010-05-17 01:44 EDT, biAji
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Description biAji 2010-05-17 01:44:37 EDT
Created attachment 414457 [details]
Alsa-info output file

Description of problem:

There is no sound output for "HDA-Intel Realtek ALC259". Actually, I don't know if it's alsa-firmware's fault. But I found this post (https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/linux/+bug/575793) and it looks just the same.

I believe it related to this bug report (https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=571207) which is never been covered.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Get a machine with "HDA-Intel Realtek ALC259" soundcard, such as Dell optiplex 380.
2. Install Fedora 13
3. No sound there.
Actual results:

Expected results:

Additional info:
Comment 1 Tim Jackson 2010-05-17 02:13:06 EDT
With the links you've posted, this seems to be a kernel, rather than an alsa-firmware issue.
Comment 2 Nik Lam 2010-07-01 08:12:38 EDT
The Dell Latitude 2110 netbook, which is one of the few that consumers can buy without Microsoft Windows, is affected by this. The internal microphone and line-out (headphones) do not work.

I've installed a 2.6.34 kernel from koji (2.6.34-45.fc14.i686) and this fixes the audio problem, but this non-repo kernel means you can't use the broadcom-wl package from rpmfusion to get wifi working.
Comment 3 biAji 2010-07-02 01:52:17 EDT
@Nik Thanks for your tip.  I installed 2.6.34-45.fc14.x86_64 and still has nosound output..

Must I install i686 for this issue?
Comment 4 biAji 2010-07-02 03:13:44 EDT
@Nik  Give a try about method in this post:


It solved my issue temporally.
Comment 5 Jim Sublette 2010-07-23 09:26:07 EDT
I have the same audio setup in an Asus U52F laptop.   The sound works with the default kernel.  However the headphone jack was dead.  Adding "options snd-hda-intel model=auto" to /etc/modprobe.d/dist-alsa.conf activates the headphone jack.
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Comment 7 Bug Zapper 2011-06-27 12:24:57 EDT
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