Recently I made the transition from Debian to Arch, installed on a
seperate partition using the chroot install method.
All went smoothly, with the exception that there is no audio whatsoever.
Over the last week I've read through the related topics on the wiki and searched the forum,
but to no avail
Any assistance would be appreciated.
Here are some details;
lspci | grep audio
00:1b.0 Audio device : Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) High Definition Audio Controller [8086:2668] (rev 03)
lsmod | grep snd
snd_intel8x0m 9736 0 snd_ac97_codec 89404 1 snd_intel8x0m ac97_bus 910 1 snd_ac97_codec snd_hda_codec_realtek 35187 1 snd_hda_intel 31255 0 snd_hda_codec 128666 2 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_hda_intel snd_hwdep 4750 1 snd_hda_codec snd_pcm_oss 33509 0 snd_mixer_oss 12450 1 snd_pcm_oss snd_pcm 63880 5 snd_pcm_oss,snd_ac97_codec,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_intel,snd_intel8x0m snd_page_alloc 5978 3 snd_pcm,snd_hda_intel,snd_intel8x0m snd_seq_dummy 1131 0 snd_seq_oss 25116 0 snd_seq_midi 4104 0 snd_seq_midi_event 4484 2 snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_midi snd_rawmidi 14828 1 snd_seq_midi snd_seq 41044 6 snd_seq_midi_event,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_midi snd_seq_device 4256 5 snd_seq,snd_rawmidi,snd_seq_oss,snd_seq_dummy,snd_seq_midi snd_timer 14946 2 snd_pcm,snd_seq snd 44566 14 snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_pcm_oss,snd_ac97_codec,snd_hwdep,snd_timer,snd_pcm,snd_se$ soundcore 4386 1 snd
/dev/snd/controlC0 /dev/snd/hwC0D2 /dev/snd/seq /dev/snd/timer /dev/snd/by-path: pci-0000:00:1b.0
null Discard all samples (playback) or generate zero samples (capture) pulse PulseAudio Sound Server default Default ALSA Output (currently PulseAudio Sound Server) **** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
pavucontrol shows no devices for configuration
Last edited by naesk (2013-12-13 08:11:44)
It looks like OSS and ALSA are installed but I think ALSA replaces OSS. When I do "lsmod | grep snd" I do not get any lines containing oss. I think I would try removing OSS.
Having tried various methods, of configuring, removing OSS, Pulseaudio, reinstalling etc I left it alone for a few days so as to concentrate on other matters.
Yesterday, I returned back to the issue determined to resolve it.
Despite having already tried the removal & reloading of the snd-hda-intel kernel module this time it magically worked! \o/
a couple of days i had a similar problem, because sound modules for my internal modem were loaded. maybe you can try to blacklist the snd_hda_codec_realtek module, which looks like a network card.
you can achieve that by putting
in /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf and reboot.
Last edited by hcjl (2013-12-13 08:39:48)
Thanks for the reply, much appreciated.
Before submitting this post I had tried various methods and configs, including the blacklisting, removing and reloading modules.
Fortunately I've managed to get it working and have marked post as solved