Codec: IDT 92HD75B2X5 - Mixer: Intel G45 DEVCTG - STAC92xx Analog [STAC92xx Analog] Audio device: Intel Corporation 82801I (ICH9 Family) HD Audio Controller (rev 03) - no sound on HP G71 Notebook PC in Ubuntu 9.10 - using ALSA driver 1.0.20

Asked by hoarybat

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ wget -O alsa-info.sh http://212.20.107.51/alsa-info.sh
--2009-11-25 14:15:37-- http://212.20.107.51/alsa-info.sh
Connecting to 212.20.107.51:80... connected.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 302 Found
Location: http://git.alsa-project.org/?p=alsa-driver.git;a=blob_plain;f=utils/alsa-info.sh [following]
--2009-11-25 14:15:38-- http://git.alsa-project.org/?p=alsa-driver.git;a=blob_plain;f=utils/alsa-info.sh
Resolving git.alsa-project.org... 212.20.107.51
Reusing existing connection to 212.20.107.51:80.
HTTP request sent, awaiting response... 200 OK
Length: unspecified [text/plain]
Saving to: `alsa-info.sh'

    [ <=> ] 26,584 69.6K/s in 0.4s

2009-11-25 14:15:38 (69.6 KB/s) - `alsa-info.sh' saved [26584]

ubuntu@ubuntu:~$ bash alsa-info.sh --pastebin
ALSA Information Script v 0.4.58
--------------------------------

This script visits the following commands/files to collect diagnostic
information about your ALSA installation and sound related hardware.

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Amit Kucheria (amitk) said :
#1

Errm. What is the actual problem and where is your sound configuration?

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Mark Rijckenberg (markrijckenberg) said :
#2

Please send us the output from step 3 and step 4 from this procedure:

https://help.ubuntu.com/community/SoundTroubleshootingProcedure

Please also specify the exact model and make of pc that you are using.

Please make sure to send us the Pastebin URL that was generated during step 3.

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hoarybat (hoarybat) said :
#3

This script visits the following commands/files to collect diagnostic
information about your ALSA installation and sound related hardware.

dmesg
lspci
lsmod
aplay
amixer
alsactl
/proc/asound/
/sys/class/sound/
~/.asoundrc (etc.)

See 'alsa-info.sh --help' for command line options.

Automatically upload ALSA information to pastebin? [y/N] : y
Uploading information to www.pastebin.ca ... Done!

HERE IS MY SOUND CARD IFNO:

Your ALSA information is located at http://pastebin.ca/1686842

Please inform the person helping you.

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hoarybat (hoarybat) said :
#4

Sorry above is step 3 when I have a chance I will do step 4 and post it. Thanks.

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Mark Rijckenberg (markrijckenberg) said :
#5

Waiting for output from step 4

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hoarybat (hoarybat) said :
#6

Solved for me since I HAVE INTEL hda sound:

I want to thank you Mark Rijckenberg,
adding the information to alsa-base.conf solved it for my new HP laptop with Intel HDA sound hardware: in latest 9.10

I never was able to successfully download "gnome-alsamixer" which was not found during apt-get downloads but this worked:

ADD THIS TO BOTTOM OF the alsa-base.conf FILE AND SAVE

# Keep snd-pcsp from being loaded as first soundcard
options snd-pcsp index=-2
alias snd-card-0 snd-hda-intel
alias sound-slot-0 snd-hda-intel
options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5
options snd-hda-intel enable_msi=1

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Don Manyette (manyette-cox) said :
#7

Some additional information for folks who have the HP G71 laptops: I have found that while" options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5" does work for this model, it "farts" at you on shutdown. I have since found that if you change this line to" options snd-hda-intel model=hp-m4" on this machine, it works better and cures the "fart" sound on exit. Even though this is marked for HP mini machines, it appears to be correct for the G71 machines as will. Hope this info will help someone.

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Don Manyette (manyette-cox) said :
#8

Some additional information for folks who have the HP G71 laptops: I have found that while" options snd-hda-intel model=hp-dv5" does work for this model, it "farts" at you on shutdown. I have since found that if you change this line to" options snd-hda-intel model=hp-m4" on this machine, it works better and cures the "fart" sound on exit. Even though this is marked for HP mini machines, it appears to be correct for the G71 machines as will. Hope this info will help someone.