No sound after upgrade from 7.10 to 8.04

Victor Kane victorkane at gmail.com
Sun Aug 2 16:37:03 CDT 2009


Check out "No Sound After Distribution or Kernel Upgrade" at bottom of
page at http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu_8.04

Victor Kane
http://awebfactory.com.ar

On Sun, Aug 2, 2009 at 4:41 PM, Bob Haugen <bob.haugen at gmail.com> wrote:

> My upgrade of my Inspiron 1420 from ubuntu 7.10 to 8.04 went pretty
> smoothly.   Thanks to Scott Purcell and others on this list for the
> advice.
>
> I did not experience the problem with the locales package.
>
> But now I have no sound.  The volume control says "No volume control
> GStreamer plugins and/or devices found."
>
> I tried the instructions here:
>
> http://linux.dell.com/wiki/index.php/Ubuntu_8.04/Issues/No_Sound_After_Distribution_Or_Kernel_Upgrade
>
> But they do not work.
>
> Here are my results:
> .........
> bob at dell-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg -r hsfmodem
> [sudo] password for bob:
> (Reading database ... 155291 files and directories currently installed.)
> Removing hsfmodem ...
>
> Removing hsf driver from /lib/modules/2.6.24-24-generic/
>
> ************************************************************************
> *
> * The update-modules command is deprecated and should not be used!
> *
> ************************************************************************
>
> bob at dell-desktop:~$ sudo dpkg -r linux-backports-modules-2.6.22-14-generic
> dpkg - warning: ignoring request to remove
> linux-backports-modules-2.6.22-14-generic which isn't installed.
> bob at dell-desktop:~$ cd /lib/modules/`uname
> -r`/ubuntu/sound/alsa-driver/pci/hda
> bob at dell-desktop
> :/lib/modules/2.6.24-24-generic/ubuntu/sound/alsa-driver/pci/hda$
> bob at dell-desktop
> :/lib/modules/2.6.24-24-generic/ubuntu/sound/alsa-driver/pci/hda$
> sudo mv snd-hda-intel.ko.REPLACEDBYhsfmodem snd-hda-intel.ko
> mv: cannot stat `snd-hda-intel.ko.REPLACEDBYhsfmodem': No such file or
> directory
> bob at dell-desktop
> :/lib/modules/2.6.24-24-generic/ubuntu/sound/alsa-driver/pci/hda$
> ...........
>
> Any ideas?
>
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