pulseaudio doesn't find audio device when thinkpad_acpi module is loaded
When updating to Ubuntu 11.04/i386 I found a curious problem on a Lenovo Thinkpad R60 (might have existed in prior versions of Ubuntu, too):
pulseaudio did not find the audio hardware, and, consequently, there was no sound. Unloading the thinkpad_acpi kernel module manually, restarting pulseaudio and then loading the thinkpad_acpi module again solved the problem (now, .pulse/
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