Sound ALMOST gone.

cj debiani386 at
Sat Aug 25 17:46:13 UTC 2007

Scott (angrykeyboarder) wrote:
> It's there. In fact it's constantly there. It's this awful "sputtering"
> sound (I had to turn off the speakers).  At some point some update or
> program that was installed seemed to bring this on and I have no clue
> what to do.
> When I do have the speakers on and play something you can hear it, but
> just barely. It's almost obliterated by the sputtering/popping sound.
> I've got this problem on two different computers running Feisty right
> now. One has onboard sound and the primary one I use has a SoundBlaster
> Audigy card.
> Any ideas?
i had thsi problem too. it seems that the alsa drivers that come with 
ubuntu dont support HD audio cards, so i upgraded my alsa drivers.

BTW, is your sound card alsa or OSS?


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