#719 Upgrading ALSA driver on FC5 breaks sound

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2007-03-25
2007-03-25
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I updated my ALSA driver on my Fedora Core 5 system this weekend using the PUP updater. Well, since then I have no sound. There is no volume, but it doesn't complain the sound card isn't there...

I checked the Gnome Volume control to see if the update moved it to zero, but it was just where I left it.

I have an AC97 chip.

I have to go to Windows to listen to YouTube now until this is fixed.

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    The current ALSA version is alsa-lib-1.0.14-0.1.rc1.fc5 and alsa-utils-1.0.14-0.1.rc1.fc5.

    The sound was working fine until this update.

     
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    Sorry for this post. Playback of MP3s seems to be working as normal under Linux... the bug just happens to affect Flash Player 9. I am running the Beta of flashplayer, so I will upgrade and see if that fixes the problem.

     
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    After upgrading to the current version of Flash Player 9 (final) it still has no sound. Also I am not getting any system sounds. The only things that work are playing MP3s in RealPlayer and Limewire.

     
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    The problem seems to be related to the PCM volume control in the ALSA Mixer. Raising or lowering the volume has no effect. I can play MP3s and CDs, but there is still no System Sounds or Flash Player audio.