No sound on Feisty on ThinkPad

Chris Miller lordsauronthegreat at
Fri Mar 9 15:15:39 GMT 2007

On 3/9/07, Brad De Vries <devriesbj at> wrote:
> Malc, I'm not sure if this will be helpful but a long time ago I had
> an IBM ThinkPad T20 with Breezy Badger installed.  Every time I booted
> I had no sound until I pressed the volume up or volume down button on
> the keyboard.  It was as though the system "thought" the volume was OK
> but it was really set to "0".  Once I hit the volume up or down
> button, it reset to a level I could hear.  Because it happened every
> time I booted up, I made it part of the routine, about halfway between
> entering the user/password and when the system was booted, I hit the
> up or down button.

I second that suggestion.  I use an X40, and the sound control for the
volume buttons are hardware-based, so you have to check both the
buttons and the KMix icon (for the software and hardware end of the

It's not much, but it's what I call

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