Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 76421
Sound modules not loading properly
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:47:51 EDT
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Description of problem:
Dell Latitude C600. Maestro3.
Normal boot: lsmod shows soundcore, maestro3, ac97_codec, but attempt to
communicate with sound card cause kpanel to lock up, and other screen lockups.
Tried upgrading kernel. No help. (running 2.4.18-14)
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
Actual Results: kpanel becomes 100% unresponsive, no sound is played, and
cursor doesn't come back until I use a cntrl-c on the playwave request.
Expected Results: Should have played the wave, etc.
I manually removed all sound componenets vi rmmod (soundcore, maestro,
Manually inserted with insmod in THIS ORDER:
2. sound (not loaded on normal boot, and lsmod still says unused . .)
After doing it like this, sound worked. I'm not a driver writer, so I'm just
about neck deep at this point. Can't take it any deeper for you.
alias parport_lowlevel parport_pc
alias eth0 3c59x
alias sound-slot-0 maestro
post-install sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -L >/dev/null
2>&1 || :
pre-remove sound-slot-0 /bin/aumix-minimal -f /etc/.aumixrc -S >/dev/null 2>&1
alias usb-controller usb-uhci
Hope this helps. If you find a quick/easy fix, please tell me? I don't really
want to add all this to rc.local
This looks like a dup of 76148
After reviewing 76148, I tend to agree that they are likely the same problem.
However, I had not found out about the killing of esd.
BTW - compiling your own 2.4.18-17.8.0-custom doesn't help.
*** This bug has been marked as a duplicate of 76171 ***