[PlanetCCRMA] snd-intel8x0 loaded WITH sound on FC3...fixed

Pierre Proske drmoth@tpg.com.au
Mon Mar 14 14:02:52 2005

I finally fixed my sound...after finding some info from archives of the 
Linux Kernel Mailing List

All I had to do was:

> Turn off 'Headphone Jack Sense' and 'Line Jack Sense' mixer switches 
> if they are on.

The 'Headphone Jack Sense' is left on by default when I run alsamixer. 
Thinking it harmless, I left it on....

The bug is listed at:


more details about it:

> Subject 	Re: [Alsa-devel] Re: intel 8x0 went silent in 2.6.11
>To close this issue out of the LKML and alsa-devel, a bug report has been 
>It appears to be an issue with the 'headphone jack sense' (as kde labels 
>it).  The issue is in the way the 8x0 addresses the docking station/port 
>replicator's audio output jack.  The mentioned quick fix does not work for 
>using the ds/pr audio output, but does resolve it for a user that is only 
>using headphones/internal speakers.

I'm now enjoying all manner of linux sound!