LinuxQuestions.org
Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back   LinuxQuestions.org > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Laptop and Netbook
User Name
Password
Linux - Laptop and Netbook Having a problem installing or configuring Linux on your laptop? Need help running Linux on your netbook? This forum is for you. This forum is for any topics relating to Linux and either traditional laptops or netbooks (such as the Asus EEE PC, Everex CloudBook or MSI Wind).

Notices

Reply
 
Search this Thread
Old 07-10-2007, 09:38 AM   #1
vinceneil
LQ Newbie
 
Registered: Nov 2003
Location: Vienna, Austria
Distribution: opensuse 10.2
Posts: 11

Rep: Reputation: 0
Unhappy opensuse 10.2 on Toshiba P100 NO SOUND again!


Hello!
I had to reinstall opensuse 10.2 on my Toshibe P100-194 Laptop (because of the corrupted reiserfs), and before I did the reinstall, I slided in my 2 X 1 GB RAM memory sticks. The install itself (including the updates) were running smoothly - no problems so far.
From the previous installation I know there is the ALSA sound problem with the CONEXANT ICH7 chip and so I tried the patch described here at: http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi....php?p=2642299
As soon I had applied the patch and tried a reboot - bummer - the screen just went black and remained that way until it shut itself off. But booting is possible using the safe boot option, but that doesn't really help, but shows that the sound works with the applied patch.
So I had to take the patch off, because I want a full boot of the whole Linux system on 2 GB RAM memory. The ironic part of the patch instructions tells me that patching is no more necessary with the ALSA 1.0.14 release.
So I found an ALSA rpm package from packman version 1.0.14a-0.pm.0 (http://packman.links2linux.org/package/alsa/28112), which should have the conexant driver implemented - but no such luck!
So now I am stranded here again with the ALSA - conexant sound driver problem, which I thought has been solved!
Any suggestion how to deal with it is very highly appreciated! Thank you for your time and effort!

lspci -vn |fgrep -A1 0403
00:1b.0 Class 0403: 8086:27d8 (rev 02)
Subsystem: 1179:ff31

OS: Linux 2.6.18.8-0.5-default i686
System: openSUSE 10.2 (i586)
KDE: 3.5.5 "release 45.4"
 
  


Reply

Tags
alsa, conexant, opensuse102, packman, rpm


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
memory upgrade problem Toshiba P100-194 opensuse vinceneil Linux - Laptop and Netbook 2 06-04-2007 02:11 AM
Boot difficulty & no sound after RAM upgrade on Toshiba P100-194 with opensuse 10.2 vinceneil Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 05-17-2007 03:21 AM
Problems with sound and graphics card on opensuse 10.2 on toshiba satellite p100-188 zutty Linux - Laptop and Netbook 4 02-17-2007 10:41 AM
SLED 10 on Toshiba Satellite P100-188 iseptimus Linux - Laptop and Netbook 3 10-20-2006 10:18 PM
toshiba p100 .Alexandru. Linux - Laptop and Netbook 6 10-20-2006 01:57 PM


All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:44 PM.

Main Menu
My LQ
Write for LQ
LinuxQuestions.org is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
Syndicate
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
identi.ca: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration