[PC-BSD Testing] noise coming from speakers at boot time (cause by TV card!)

Normand Fisher fishern at ncf.ca
Tue Mar 30 18:59:50 PDT 2010



----- Original Message -----
From: Normand Fisher <fishern at ncf.ca>
Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 1:07 pm
Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] noise coming from speakers at boot time

> 
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Kris Moore <kris at pcbsd.org>
> Date: Tuesday, March 30, 2010 5:17 am
> Subject: Re: [PC-BSD Testing] noise coming from speakers at boot time
> 
> > On 03/30/2010 02:22, Normand Fisher wrote:
> > > I have one bizarre issue.
> > >
> > > At boot time, when loading the sound module, there is a loud 
> hissing> > sound coming out of the speakers. This sound (white 
> noise!) never 
> > goes> away even after all the programs are loaded.
> > >
> > > Everything else seems to work fine except for that noise. 
> Obviously> > there is no sound application that works.  The same pc 
> does not 
> > behave> like that with windows or Linux Ubuntu, only withPC-BSD. 
> > Searching the
> > > net, the faq's and the forums has not return any hints.
> > >
> > > Any ideas?
> > >
> > > Thanks
> > >
> > > normand
> > >
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> > 
> > What type of sound-card / modules are being used? Can you send 
> over 
> > a 
> > diagnostic sheet?
> > 
> > System Settings -> System Manager -> Generate Diagnostic
> > 
> > 
> > -- 
> > Kris Moore
> > PC-BSD Software
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> 
> Thanks for the reply.  I've finally found the source of the sound.  It
> is the Philips TV card that seems to be tuned to a non-
> That being said, I still have noise but no sound.
> 
> On this pc, there is 3 sound cards : 
> An on-board VIA Realtech ALC660
> a Creative ES1371 (the on normally used in windows (and Linux
> previously)) which is the selected one.
> the Philips TV7131.
> 
> Short of removing the Philips card (I eventually would like to get it
> working with BSD), is there a way to deactivate it?
> 
> As for regular sound, I tried opening up Kmixer and after flashing the
> icon for a few seconds, it simply disappears.
> 
> All the time I spend on this problem is giving me a chance to explore
> PC-BSD and I like what I see.  Hopefully I'll be able to hear it
> as well.
> 
> Attached is the diagnostic report.
> 
> Normand
> 
Oops! I forgot to change the message title.

Done.
Normand

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