AC97...No sound

NoOp glgxg at
Sat Jul 12 05:57:05 UTC 2008

On 07/11/2008 10:08 PM, James Takac wrote:
> Hi Guys
> On Saturday 12 July 2008 12:24:04 NoOp wrote:
>> On 07/11/2008 05:19 PM, Bill Taylor wrote:
>> > Hash: SHA1
>> >
>> > Just letting folks know that I have found a way around the problem after
>> > the latest update and losing the sound feature to the onboard sound
>> > problem with Hardy.  I have a dual boot and instead of using the latest
>> > kernal, last number .19 I scroll down to .16 and have sound until the
>> > bug is fixed.  I checked and lots of reports already.
>> I have some AC97's and have no problem with sound in Hardy on the latest
>> -19. Can you expand/explain a little further the problems that you are
>> having?
> Something I've learnt over a few years is that the difference between an 
> upgrade and a fresh install can be quite dramatic re problems encountered. So 
> first Q on my part would be is this a fresh install or a distribution 
> upgrade?
> James

I have AC97's on both; upgrades from as far back as Dapper==>Hardy and
fresh installs as well. I'm on one right now:

             description: Multimedia audio controller
             product: 82801EB/ER (ICH5/ICH5R) AC'97 Audio Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation

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