Ubuntu 804 Still Sound Problems With Intel Hda Solved

Today I was just to curious to wait till Ubuntu 8.04 came out, so I downloaded the release candidate. After installing the software and downloaded all the necessary plugins I started an MP3 to look if I still got the same problems as I had in 7.04 and 7.10. The problems there where that the sound only came from the headphone out. Of course there was a fix for it, but it was a bit hard to find. So for all of you with an intel-hda and especially with a the Tecra A8 laptop, a small how-to enable sound from your ordinary speakers.

sudo cp /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base_backup

sudo gedit /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base

add the following line at the end of the file

options snd-hda-intel enable=1 index=0 model=basic

reboot and voila, there should be sound.

Rob Maas
Rob Maas
Technical Challanger at ON2IT

If it is broken, fix it! If it ain’t broken, make it better!