Linux x Windows sound problem.

Mikkel L. Ellertson mikkel at infinity-ltd.com
Tue Feb 14 18:16:48 UTC 2006


Edson Eustachio wrote:
> Hello all,
> 
> I have a dual boot machine with Fedora Core 4 and an Windows XP.
> Both systems were working fine until but I decided to update the
> packages using yum (yum update).
> This command have replaced the kernel and other packages on my Linux
> system.
> 
> After updating the packages, everything keeps working fine on Linux, but
> the Windows does not play any sound anymore.
> Before update the packages on Linux, Windows was able to play sound
> properly.
> 
> Do someone have any idea about which might cause this sort of problem?
> 
> Thanks a lot for any help.
> 
> Edson Eustáchio
> 
You may have to power off between booting Linux and booting Windows.
What sometimes happens is that the driver for one OS leaves the
hardware in a state the other OS does not know how to handle. I
think it is probably because the driver only know how to handle the
hardware in the power-on state, or the state the driver leaves it
in. The reboot when changing from one OS to the other is not
returning the hardware to the power-on state.

Mikkel
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