[alsa-devel] hda-intel (ALC889) - sound loops/repeats continuously, and general brokenness

Soeren D. Schulze soeren.d.schulze at gmx.de
Thu Oct 21 17:33:49 CEST 2010

On 20.10.2010 21:40, Juliano F. Ravasi wrote:
>  Hello ALSA devs,
> (Cc'ing alsa-devel since looks like it can be a driver problem/bug, but
> still unsure. Need some expert advice.)
> I'm experiencing a lot of problems reproducing audio with an HD Audio
> "card" integrated on an Intel DX58SO mainboard. It happens only on this
> card, everything is Ok with another (USB) card.
> The most visible problem is that `aplay` plays only a small fragment of
> audio (less than one second), then hangs and the card keeps reproducing
> that fragment continuously in a loop, until killed with Ctrl-C. `aplay
> -N` progresses, but each fragment repeats 3 times.


As a matter of accident, I reported a similar bug to the Ubuntu
bugtracker just 30 minutes afterwards:


The error is not as bad for me, but it might be related.



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