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Old 12-02-2007, 10:48 AM   #1
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I've killed sound -- Ubuntu 7.10 x64, Realtek HD Audio

Ubuntu 7.10 x64 configured my sound on install (integrated Intel ICH9 Realtek HD Audio), and it worked, but was faint. I followed these instructions (, but the directory /proc/asound/card0/ didn't exist, and the end result was just dead sound. How can I get my sound back to at least the way that it was upon install?

Output upon clicking "Test" in the Sound preferences:
 audiotestsrc wave=sine freq=512 ! audioconvert ! audioresample ! gconfaudiosink profile=music: Could not open resource for writing.
         *-multimedia UNCLAIMED
             description: Audio device
             product: 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller
             vendor: Intel Corporation
             physical id: 1b
             bus info: pci@0000:00:1b.0
             version: 02
             width: 64 bits
             clock: 33MHz
             capabilities: pm msi pciexpress bus_master cap_list
             configuration: latency=0

Last edited by MathBluster; 12-02-2007 at 10:58 AM.
Old 12-02-2007, 06:04 PM   #2
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Hi MathBluster, Have you tried uninstalling the new packages and reinstalling the original packages? There are some other things to try with the new packages. There are more troubleshooting tips here.
Good luck. ;-)
Old 12-02-2007, 09:54 PM   #3
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Here's the solution in case anyone needs it later. I'm not sure whether it was one or both of these solutions that fixed it, but hey, it can't hurt.

install alsa-source, then runn module-assistant. It does all the building and installing for you, just select the package.

remove and reinstall linux-ubuntu-modules

Last edited by MathBluster; 12-03-2007 at 05:21 AM.


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