Intrepid Sound Fix

Frans ketelaars at
Mon Nov 17 17:03:33 UTC 2008

On Mon, 17 Nov 2008 08:49:31 -0700, Karl Larsen wrote:

> Karl Larsen wrote:
>> Steve Flynn wrote:
>>> On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 11:41 PM, Karl Larsen <k5di at> wrote:
>     I just discovered how the Alsamixer gets re-set to no sound. I
> wanted to just re-boot to Grub but Intrepid stopped and would not go
> past the init step of turning off alsa. I watched it for a few minutes
> and hit the power off.
>     Later I booted up and no sound. Even the sound devise on the upper
> edge of the screen had a red cross. You fix this by turning the master
> up and then right clicking it and turning it on. But still no sound.
>     I started alsamixer and sure enough it was turned down to zero. So
> turned that back up.
>     Conclusion: There is something wrong with the re-boot script and it
> needs to be fixed or, there is something wrong with the alsamixer
> software.
> Karl seems 
related. So maybe just wait a bit longer before powering of the machine. 
(It _shouldn't_ take minutes of course).



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