[alsa-devel] When turning up the volume, the sound dies and I'm forced to reboot...

Zoilo Gomez zoilo at xs4all.nl
Fri May 2 00:10:04 CEST 2008


Sounds like your problem is identical to the one that we have been 
currently discussing in another thread this week; check the archives for 
a temporary fix at: 

I think that a proper patch can be made available soon.



Sean Thayne wrote:
> Hi All,
>     I've got a via8237 audio card, and I'm using the latest alsa driver 
> via82xx, and I got a problem. Basically if I start playing say a music 
> file, and then turn the volume up above 75%, My sound craps out and I 
> get a muffled, very low volume version of the song, the only way I've 
> found to fix this is to reboot. This also happens randomly at low 
> volume. I thought it might be a hardware issue, but I've tried it on 3 
> other boxes with the same card.
> Thanks for any input at all...

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