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Re: [SLE] Sound Card Still Squealing Away
  • From: David Chapman <linux-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 14:29:02 +0000
  • Message-id: <200502011429.02102.linux-lists@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
Have you tried alsaconf from the command line rather than using yast.
And or turn down PCM in Kmix
On Tuesday 01 February 2005 06:00, David Rankin wrote:
> Mates,
>
> The problem is my nForce AC97 Audio Controller on my K7N2 Delta
> motherboard is squealing in my ears. It's enough to drive you nuts.........
> The problem is more serious than I thought. I can stop alsasound and it
> still keeps squealing. I can mute everything in kmix -- same result. I can
> be in runlevel 3 and it still squeals. It gets better when sound is
> playing, but then goes back to squealing when the file is done. YaST has
> even got buggyirq configured. I have googled and RTFM and still no luck.
> What is weird is that since this is a dual boot machine, I can confirm that
> there is not problem at all like this with XP. It has to be kernel or
> interrupt related. Has anybody else 'heard' about this issue?? (no pun
> intended) I can hold down the cursor keys and scroll through text and the
> squeal gets more choppy (i.e. goes away when the key strokes are processed)
> Literally, my computer sounds like it is generating Morse code as I type.
> Here are some additional details on my config.
>
> The pci bus looks like this:
>
> linux:/home/david # lspci
> 0000:00:00.0 Host bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce2 AGP (different
> version?) (rev c1)
> 0000:00:00.1 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Memory Controller 1
> (rev c1)
> 0000:00:00.2 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Memory Controller 4
> (rev c1)
> 0000:00:00.3 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Memory Controller 3
> (rev c1)
> 0000:00:00.4 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Memory Controller 2
> (rev c1)
> 0000:00:00.5 RAM memory: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Memory Controller 5
> (rev c1)
> 0000:00:01.0 ISA bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce2 ISA Bridge (rev a3)
> 0000:00:01.1 SMBus: nVidia Corporation nForce2 SMBus (MCP) (rev a2)
> 0000:00:02.0 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 USB Controller (rev
> a3)
> 0000:00:02.1 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 USB Controller (rev
> a3)
> 0000:00:02.2 USB Controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 USB Controller (rev
> a3)
> 0000:00:04.0 Ethernet controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 Ethernet
> Controller (rev a1)
> 0000:00:05.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation nForce
> MultiMedia audio [Via VT82C686B] (rev a2)
> 0000:00:06.0 Multimedia audio controller: nVidia Corporation nForce2 AC97
> Audio Controler (MCP) (rev a1)
> 0000:00:08.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce2 External PCI Bridge
> (rev a3)
> 0000:00:09.0 IDE interface: nVidia Corporation nForce2 IDE (rev a2)
> 0000:00:1e.0 PCI bridge: nVidia Corporation nForce2 AGP (rev c1)
> 0000:01:06.0 FireWire (IEEE 1394): Texas Instruments TSB12LV26 IEEE-1394
> Controller (Link)
> 0000:01:0b.0 RAID bus controller: Promise Technology, Inc. PDC20376
> (FastTrak 376) (rev 02)
> 0000:03:00.0 VGA compatible controller: nVidia Corporation NV17 [GeForce4
> MX 440] (rev a3)
>
> The modules loaded are these:
>
> linux:/home/david # lsmod
> Module Size Used by
> snd_pcm_oss 57896 0
> snd_mixer_oss 19200 1 snd_pcm_oss
> snd_intel8x0 31396 0
> snd_ac97_codec 69728 1 snd_intel8x0
> snd_pcm 96776 3 snd_pcm_oss,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec
> snd_timer 24708 1 snd_pcm
> snd 60164 6
> snd_pcm_oss,snd_mixer_oss,snd_intel8x0,snd_ac97_codec,snd_pcm,snd_timer
> soundcore 9056 1 snd
> snd_page_alloc 10248 2 snd_intel8x0,snd_pcm
>
> I'm not sure what else to check. Any help will be greatly appreciated.
>
>
>
> --
> David C. Rankin, J.D., P.E.
> Rankin Law Firm, PLLC
> 510 Ochiltree Street
> Nacogdoches, Texas 75961
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