No audio on Vostro 1400

J. Epperson Dell at epperson.homelinux.net
Sat Mar 14 11:57:26 CDT 2009


On Fri, March 13, 2009 21:52, Lee Moffitt wrote:
> Hi!
>
> I've owned a Vostro 1400 for about a year now, and have gone through
> several
> iterations of Ubuntu with ZERO sound. (I'm currently on 8.04). I've tried
> various suggestions offered here and on other boards without success. ANY
> help would be appreciated. Here are some other factoids:
> 1. I get sound just fine on my Windoz (XP) dual boot.
> 2. I did a triple boot of openSuSE11.0, but no sound on it, either.
> 3. Occasionally (maybe 1 time in 100) when I boot up into Ubuntu, I do get
> sound!
>
> Weird, huh?

Uninstall pulseaudio and see what happens.  I know it's the future of
Linux sound, but at present it's buggy and has erratic, intermittent
results.  You can always put it back if it's not the issue.



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