Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 92036
(SOUND AC97_CODEC)No sound until I run aumix
Last modified: 2007-04-18 12:54:11 EDT
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Description of problem:
Sound card: SiS 7018.
Upon booting and logging into an X session or a bash session, no sound is heard.
To fix this, I have to become root and run aumix, change every setting back and
forth, save, and quit. After that, the sound works just fine until I reboot the
Had the same problem in RH8.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
All kernels for RH8 and RH9
Steps to Reproduce:
1.Boot and log in. No sound.
2.Run aumix, change every channel, save, quit.
Actual Results: No sound upon first bootup.
Expected Results: Sound.
I'm assuming it's a kernel fault.
No idea how to troubleshoot this: what log files do I need to check, etc.?
Does a specifc setting make the difference
What kind of sound card is it (or attach lspci -v if you are not sure)
Created attachment 92183 [details]
The output from lspci -v
OK, I attached the output from lspci -v.
I tried each setting in aumix. Here's the deal:
If I change the Vol adjustment bash starts beeping (it didn't until then).
When I change the Pcm adjustment the sounds in X work as well (they didn't with
Turns out, no other setting makes a difference, alone or in combination. Just
those two as described above.
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