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Old 04-05-2006, 04:39 PM   #1
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Sound problems with via on board sound 8237

I had sound just fine then it stopped, and I just get a buzzing sound. Then it came back. Then in went. AHHH.

Anyway, running fedora core 5 (same problem with core 4. Checked all the volumes, sound card is picked up fine. using alsa, snd-via82xx.

Any ideas?
Old 04-05-2006, 08:41 PM   #2
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Sounds like faulty wiring in your speaker setup or a bad ac adapter for the woofer. I've dealt with the same exact symptoms you're experiencing and it turned out to be a bad ac adapter for the subwoofer.

But I guess I just made an ASSumption that you're using a setup like that... anyway...

Try headphones.

Try plugging into port in front and also in back for haha's

If the sound is fine on headphones and you don't get sporadic noise, then the problem is like I said.

Good luck,
Old 04-06-2006, 03:34 AM   #3
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Hey, thanks, Its actually the same with headphones and speakers, and I've tried both back and front jacks. Its back again this morning, I could tell straight away by the fact the line wasn't buzzing. I'm going to watch out for when it goes again see if I see a pattern. Its really starting to drive me crazy.


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