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SubjectRe: [BUG] cs46xx: sound distortion after hours of use
On Tue, Jan 15, 2002 at 11:27:30AM -0800, David C. Hansen wrote:
> Erik Mouw wrote:
> >Are you running a battery monitor or something similar? In that case it
> >can cause the CPU to go into SMM with interrupts disabled to talk to
> >the batteries and completely forget about servicing the audio IRQ
> >thereby fscking up the sound. I had the same problems on my laptop and
> >killing gnome_battery_applet fixed it.
> >
> I have the same problem, but very rarely. I, too, use the
> rmmod/modprobe technique to fix it. Have either of you found a way to
> excite the problem without waiting hours for it to happen?

'cat /proc/apm' is usually enough to trigger it on my laptop. Note that
my laptop needs the i810_audio+ac97_codec drivers.


J.A.K. (Erik) Mouw, Information and Communication Theory Group, Faculty
of Information Technology and Systems, Delft University of Technology,
PO BOX 5031, 2600 GA Delft, The Netherlands Phone: +31-15-2783635
Fax: +31-15-2781843 Email:
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