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Re: [SLE] Sound has constant screech through speaker
  • From: John B <yonaton@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Tue, 1 Feb 2005 02:05:26 -0600
  • Message-id: <200502010205.26996.yonaton@xxxxxxx>
On Monday 31 January 2005 21:55, david rankin wrote:
> Mates,
>
> As I try and sort out the small 'challenges' with the new 9.2 install,
> I am at the point of trying to cure the annoying screech through the
> speakers. (I have just turned them off up until now) It is low-level and
> very annoying. (like constant Morse code) It is either a driver or an apic
> acpi problem. It happen regardless of whether there is an X session running
> or not. I'm booting to runlevel 3 and it is still present there. I have
> tried passing nolapic at boot, but still no joy.

Check in alsamixerGUI or kmix or whatever mixer you use and see if maybe the
level for whatever recording device (ie microphone or mic on a webcam
perhaps) is up too high maybe? It just might be a feedback sound from one of
those things. Just my guess, but worth a looksee.

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