Things are poppin now!
akelly at corisweb.org
Wed Jun 11 08:19:11 UTC 2008
On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 20:06 -0700, john wendel wrote:
> Tom Horsley wrote:
> > The new 126.96.36.199-10.fc8 kernel update seems to have infected
> > my fedora 8 boot partition with the same popping noise that
> > I first noticed after installing fedora 9:
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446535
> > I thought folks had finally figured out how to initialize
> > sound devices without annoying pops several decades ago :-).
> > Why the regression?
> > Anyone else getting popping noises?
> Yes, sound seems borked in this kernel. I switched to vanilla 2,6.26.rc5
> and things are working much better.
Ah, that would explain things, then, thanks. For the last couple days
I've had the impression that my music isn't getting as loud as it used
to, and I was just writing it off to my cheap 99 cent headphones
But things DO coincide with a recent kernel upgrade. That must be the
That upgrade also incidentally broke my VMWare Workstation. Of course
that was expected. But it broke it in a way that couldn't be recovered
by re-running vmware-config.pl. I had to go find some new patches first
to get it compiled again.
Good to know that the kernel is muffing my sound; glad to have the info.
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