Can't hear sound on Dell X1

Alexander Dalloz ad+lists at
Fri Jul 8 13:27:42 UTC 2005

Am Fr, den 08.07.2005 schrieb Lovell Mcilwain um 15:16:

> I just installed FC4 on my dell latitude X1 and for whatever reason it's not able to play any sound.
> When I run the sound card detection utility it tells me:
> Vendor: Intel
> Model: Corporate 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller
> Module: snd-intel8x0
> When I hit "Play Test Sound" I don't hear anything and then I get a promt asking if I heard the test
> sound.
> I did check the mixer settings to make sure that all was ok and that seems to be fine.

Run alsamixer in a terminal and check for muted (M) settings.

> When I ran the command "lsmod" I got the following output:
> snd_intel8x0 34689 1
> snd_ac97_codec 75961 2 snd_intel8x0m,snd_intel8x0

In the past the snd_intel8x0m module, which is for modem, caused sound
problems. If alsamixer does not help "rmmod snd_intel8x0m" the module
and see again.

> Lovell


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