Bug 83564 - (SOUND I810_AUDIO AC97_CODEC)Kernel-2.4.18-24.8.0 Has No Sound Support ???
(SOUND I810_AUDIO AC97_CODEC)Kernel-2.4.18-24.8.0 Has No Sound Support ???
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel (Show other bugs)
i686 Linux
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Assigned To: Arjan van de Ven
Brian Brock
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Reported: 2003-02-05 12:32 EST by Eric Yuan Zhao
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:50 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 11:40:30 EDT
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Description Eric Yuan Zhao 2003-02-05 12:32:52 EST
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Description of problem:
After installing and booting into the newly updated kernel-2.4.18-24.8.0, no
sound can be produced through either ESD or OSS.  I have an on-board sound card
82801AA AC'97.  I haven't had any problem with it in any other version/kernel of
Red Hat Linux including Phoebie.

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How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Boot into kernel-2.4.18-24.8.0
2. Open any program that produces sound via ESD or OSS

Actual Results:  No sound can be heard or the app gives error message about the
output  device.

Expected Results:  Sound should be produced.

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I haven't tried arts.
Comment 1 Need Real Name 2003-06-24 23:02:52 EDT
I am having the same problem on RH 8 as well. Selecting a previous kernel on 
the GRUB bootup screen will bring sound back.
Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 11:40:30 EDT
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project (http://fedoralegacy.org/) maintains some older releases, 
and if you believe this bug is interesting to them, please report the problem in
the bug tracker at: http://bugzilla.fedora.us/

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