(Solved)Pulse Audio issues

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:01 pm

MrEen wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:35 pm
I think I may have found something. If you know how to boot to a previous kernel, go ahead and boot to 4.4.0-127 and test your sound. If that works, I'd suggest then uninstalling 4.4.0-128 via Update Manager > View > Linux kernels.
That is probably something I could figure out but if you do not mind would feel more comfortable with a step by step considering the bad things that can happen if not done right

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:06 pm

It's not something I've ever done and I might miss a step, so to be safe, I'll leave that for others to help with.

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by lmuserx4849 » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:15 pm

MrEen wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:35 pm
I think I may have found something.
...
Link (??): [Kernel-packages] [Bug 1777345] [NEW] Sound card not working in Ubuntu new kernel version except reinstall some packages

It seems the bug poster found a solution to the sound, and it should be fixed in the future.
So I try to reinstall the driver modules in Ubuntu like this:

sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-
utils lightdm ubuntu-desktop linux-image-`uname -r` libasound2

And killall the process

sudo killall pulseaudio

The sound card began normal work now.

Also I founded a lot of error log in /var/log/kern.log like this:

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:26 pm

lmuserx4849 wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:15 pm
MrEen wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:35 pm
I think I may have found something.
...
Link (??
Actually, the OP in this thread has the same card with the same (troublesome) busID and it appears the -128 update is what breaks his/her sound.

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Fri Jun 22, 2018 8:11 pm

Excellent, this ,at the very least, means that I can sleep tonight and Marziano won't run out of rum!

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Sat Jun 23, 2018 4:53 am

:lol: Oh no, I don't tell anyone that. I don't tell people my favorite color without at least 6-8 months of study. Introverting master at your service :D

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:39 pm

Effective today Kernel is updated ~ still no sound

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:49 pm

3hre wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Effective today Kernel is updated ~ still no sound
Does that mean you're back to the previous kernel when sound was working? If so, try this again:

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sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base
sudo apt-get remove --purge pulseaudio
sudo apt-get install alsa-base
sudo apt-get install pulseaudio
sudo alsa force-reload
And deleting the files in ~/.config/pulse/ again might be a good idea.

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:02 pm

MrEen wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 9:49 pm
3hre wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:39 pm
Effective today Kernel is updated ~ still no sound
Does that mean you're back to the previous kernel when sound was working? If so, try this again:

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sudo apt-get remove --purge alsa-base
sudo apt-get remove --purge pulseaudio
sudo apt-get install alsa-base
sudo apt-get install pulseaudio
sudo alsa force-reload
And deleting the files in ~/.config/pulse/ again might be a good idea.

I don't really know to be honest. The problem for me is that it was not something that happened after an update. I was happily listening to videos on youtube when I got a message on my screen saying that if I continued having delays to reboot my system, I did, and when I was loaded back up had no sound, no identifiable sound card, nothing. It was a very eventful 20 seconds and I have absolutely nothing beyond those 20 seconds to go on :/ But I will go do those things in the morning when I am more awake :D

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Tue Jul 03, 2018 5:21 am

Also perhaps of some interest/importance I have 2 Ubuntu instances listed and no option to boot from USB

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by trytip » Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:39 am

3hre wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:02 pm
I was happily listening to videos on youtube when I got a message on my screen saying that if I continued having delays to reboot my system
this happens when the connection to youtube is slow, or dns issue, or your router has too much congestion, or anything else you can throw into the slow network pot. not that your connection is slow but sometimes youtube wants to display ads and of you block them , things can get choked up.
i too have had this message and when i do i don't reboot: first i disable/enable networking by way of network tray icon . then i do a quick speed test (the quickest is to search google for isp speed test if speed is ok. if not ok reboot router

in linux you'll notice that if you have chrome open and monitor it with pavucontrol/playback the audio sink will not start unless you are using a tab with sound in it. best way to kickstart hdmi is to have something playing then unplug hdmi and plug back in
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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:15 pm

trytip wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 11:39 am
3hre wrote:
Mon Jul 02, 2018 11:02 pm
I was happily listening to videos on youtube when I got a message on my screen saying that if I continued having delays to reboot my system
this happens when the connection to youtube is slow, or dns issue, or your router has too much congestion, or anything else you can throw into the slow network pot. not that your connection is slow but sometimes youtube wants to display ads and of you block them , things can get choked up.
i too have had this message and when i do i don't reboot: first i disable/enable networking by way of network tray icon . then i do a quick speed test (the quickest is to search google for isp speed test if speed is ok. if not ok reboot router

in linux you'll notice that if you have chrome open and monitor it with pavucontrol/playback the audio sink will not start unless you are using a tab with sound in it. best way to kickstart hdmi is to have something playing then unplug hdmi and plug back in
Someone else had said that too about the slow connection but can you think of a link between that and why my sound ceased to work ~ I think it is coming up on a month now. The only thing I can think of anymore at this point is if there is some button on my keyboard that I hit which mutes or disabled soundcards?

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:03 pm

Did you ever try what's in the lower quote box here? Actually. I'd remove Ubuntu and the kernel first:

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sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils libasound2
lmuserx4849 wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:15 pm
MrEen wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:35 pm
I think I may have found something.
...
Link (??): [Kernel-packages] [Bug 1777345] [NEW] Sound card not working in Ubuntu new kernel version except reinstall some packages

It seems the bug poster found a solution to the sound, and it should be fixed in the future.
So I try to reinstall the driver modules in Ubuntu like this:

sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-
utils lightdm ubuntu-desktop linux-image-`uname -r` libasound2

And killall the process

sudo killall pulseaudio

The sound card began normal work now.

Also I founded a lot of error log in /var/log/kern.log like this:

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Thu Jul 19, 2018 9:38 am

MrEen wrote:
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:03 pm
Did you ever try what's in the lower quote box here? Actually. I'd remove Ubuntu and the kernel first:

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sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils libasound2
lmuserx4849 wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 6:15 pm
MrEen wrote:
Fri Jun 22, 2018 5:35 pm
I think I may have found something.
...
Link (??): [Kernel-packages] [Bug 1777345] [NEW] Sound card not working in Ubuntu new kernel version except reinstall some packages

It seems the bug poster found a solution to the sound, and it should be fixed in the future.
So I try to reinstall the driver modules in Ubuntu like this:

sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-
utils lightdm ubuntu-desktop linux-image-`uname -r` libasound2

And killall the process

sudo killall pulseaudio

The sound card began normal work now.

Also I founded a lot of error log in /var/log/kern.log like this:
I have not for two reasons: One, I am terrified of disrupting the kernel not being fully informed of what I am doing ~ likewise with Ubantu removal. Someone in this thread said not to mess with it unless you know all what you are doing, which I do not, and the other reason is that I feel as if I have been such a pain already with this I do not want to have to come back saying I messed another thing up lol

I know this may sound weird/annoying but in order for me to feel fully comfortable doing this I think I need step by step instructions of exactly what to do and a contingency plan of what can go wrong and what to do if that something does go wrong

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:53 pm

Just paste this into the terminal and hit Enter:

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sudo apt-get -y --reinstall install linux-sound-base alsa-base alsa-utils libasound2
If any errors show up, report them back here.

Test sound. While something with sound is playing type the following into the terminal:

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aplay -l
and

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pacmd list-sinks
Paste the results of those back here as well if the first step didn't get you fixed.

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:25 pm

-base alsa-base alsa-utils libasound2
[sudo] password for wicked:
Reading package lists... Done
Building dependency tree
Reading state information... Done
0 upgraded, 0 newly installed, 5 reinstalled, 0 to remove and 123 not upgraded.
Need to get 0 B/1,836 kB of archives.
After this operation, 0 B of additional disk space will be used.
Preconfiguring packages ...
(Reading database ... 628417 files and directories currently installed.)
Preparing to unpack .../alsa-base_1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5_all.deb ...
Unpacking alsa-base (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) over (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) ...
Preparing to unpack .../alsa-utils_1.1.0-0ubuntu5_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking alsa-utils (1.1.0-0ubuntu5) over (1.1.0-0ubuntu5) ...
Preparing to unpack .../libasound2_1.1.0-0ubuntu1_i386.deb ...
Unpacking libasound2:i386 (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) over (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../libasound2_1.1.0-0ubuntu1_amd64.deb ...
Unpacking libasound2:amd64 (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) over (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Preparing to unpack .../linux-sound-base_1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5_all.deb ...
Unpacking linux-sound-base (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) over (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for systemd (229-4ubuntu21.1) ...
Processing triggers for ureadahead (0.100.0-19) ...
ureadahead will be reprofiled on next reboot
Processing triggers for man-db (2.7.5-1) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu10) ...
Setting up linux-sound-base (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) ...
Setting up alsa-base (1.0.25+dfsg-0ubuntu5) ...
Setting up libasound2:amd64 (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up libasound2:i386 (1.1.0-0ubuntu1) ...
Setting up alsa-utils (1.1.0-0ubuntu5) ...
Processing triggers for libc-bin (2.23-0ubuntu10) ...
wicked@wickedwebpet310-15IKB ~ $ aplay -l
**** List of PLAYBACK Hardware Devices ****
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 0: CX20751/2 Analog [CX20751/2 Analog]
Subdevices: 0/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 3: HDMI 0 [HDMI 0]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 7: HDMI 1 [HDMI 1]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
card 0: PCH [HDA Intel PCH], device 8: HDMI 2 [HDMI 2]
Subdevices: 1/1
Subdevice #0: subdevice #0
wicked@wickedwebpet310-15IKB ~ $ pacmd list-sinks
1 sink(s) available.
* index: 0
name: <alsa_output.pci-0000_00_1f.3.analog-stereo>
driver: <module-alsa-card.c>
flags: HARDWARE HW_MUTE_CTRL HW_VOLUME_CTRL DECIBEL_VOLUME LATENCY DYNAMIC_LATENCY
state: RUNNING
suspend cause:
priority: 9959
volume: front-left: 65536 / 100% / 0.00 dB, front-right: 65536 / 100% / 0.00 dB
balance 0.00
base volume: 65536 / 100% / 0.00 dB
volume steps: 65537
muted: no
current latency: 24.93 ms
max request: 4 KiB
max rewind: 64 KiB
monitor source: 0
sample spec: s16le 2ch 48000Hz
channel map: front-left,front-right
Stereo
used by: 1
linked by: 1
configured latency: 25.00 ms; range is 8.00 .. 341.33 ms
card: 0 <alsa_card.pci-0000_00_1f.3>
module: 6
properties:
alsa.resolution_bits = "16"
device.api = "alsa"
device.class = "sound"
alsa.class = "generic"
alsa.subclass = "generic-mix"
alsa.name = "CX20751/2 Analog"
alsa.id = "CX20751/2 Analog"
alsa.subdevice = "0"
alsa.subdevice_name = "subdevice #0"
alsa.device = "0"
alsa.card = "0"
alsa.card_name = "HDA Intel PCH"
alsa.long_card_name = "HDA Intel PCH at 0xb1220000 irq 129"
alsa.driver_name = "snd_hda_intel"
device.bus_path = "pci-0000:00:1f.3"
sysfs.path = "/devices/pci0000:00/0000:00:1f.3/sound/card0"
device.bus = "pci"
device.vendor.id = "8086"
device.vendor.name = "Intel Corporation"
device.product.id = "9d71"
device.form_factor = "internal"
device.string = "front:0"
device.buffering.buffer_size = "65536"
device.buffering.fragment_size = "32768"
device.access_mode = "mmap+timer"
device.profile.name = "analog-stereo"
device.profile.description = "Analog Stereo"
device.description = "Built-in Audio Analog Stereo"
alsa.mixer_name = "Conexant CX20751/2"
alsa.components = "HDA:14f1510f,17aa383a,00100100 HDA:8086280b,80860101,00100000"
module-udev-detect.discovered = "1"
device.icon_name = "audio-card-pci"
ports:
analog-output-speaker: Speakers (priority 10000, latency offset 0 usec, available: unknown)
properties:
device.icon_name = "audio-speakers"
analog-output-headphones: Headphones (priority 9000, latency offset 0 usec, available: no)
properties:
device.icon_name = "audio-headphones"
active port: <analog-output-speaker>

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 5:59 pm

Alright, it's not looking terribly promising at the moment, but try this. In the terminal type killall pulseaudio followed by pulseaudio -D and then test with aplay /usr/share/sounds/alsa/Front_Center.wav

If that doesn't work, type gksudo xed /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf scroll to the bottom of the file and add options snd_hda_intel model=laptop save the file and log out/in or reboot.

I hope that helps. I think it was trytip that posted about a problem with your codec. I'll see if I can find the post.

I found it but it was by thx-1138. And it looks like you might not be affected anyway: viewtopic.php?p=1497521#p1497521
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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by 3hre » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:14 pm

Why is it not looking promising? What are you seeing as an above and beyond problem?


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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:27 pm

ports:
analog-output-speaker: Speakers (priority 10000, latency offset 0 usec, available: unknown)

The unknown it what made me say that.

Don't worry about those warnings. They happen everytime you use gksudo xed.

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Re: Pulse Audio issues

Post by MrEen » Sun Jul 22, 2018 6:37 pm

Here's something worth trying. Since your had sound, rebooted, then no sound, check your BIOS. Disable Secure Boot if enabled, and enable anything sound related.

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