Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 592824
There is no sound for HDA-Intel Realtek ALC259
Last modified: 2011-06-27 12:24:57 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.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
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.
With the links you've posted, this seems to be a kernel, rather than an alsa-firmware issue.
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.
@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?
@Nik Give a try about method in this post:
It solved my issue temporally.
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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