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Re: Things are poppin now!



On Tue, 2008-06-10 at 20:06 -0700, john wendel wrote:
> Tom Horsley wrote:
> > The new 2.6.25.4-10.fc8 kernel update seems to have infected
> > my fedora 8 boot partition with the same popping noise that
> > I first noticed after installing fedora 9:
> > 
> > https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=446535
> > 
> > I thought folks had finally figured out how to initialize
> > sound devices without annoying pops several decades ago :-).
> > 
> > Why the regression?
> > 
> > Anyone else getting popping noises?
> > 
> 
> Yes, sound seems borked in this kernel. I switched to vanilla 2,6.26.rc5 
> and things are working much better.
> 
> Regards,
> 
> John

Ah, that would explain things, then, thanks. For the last couple days
I've had the impression that my music isn't getting as loud as it used
to, and I was just writing it off to my cheap 99 cent headphones
croaking. 

But things DO coincide with a recent kernel upgrade. That must be the
smoking gun. 

That upgrade also incidentally broke my VMWare Workstation. Of course
that was expected. But it broke it in a way that couldn't be recovered
by re-running vmware-config.pl. I had to go find some new patches first
to get it compiled again. 

Oh, well.

Good to know that the kernel is muffing my sound; glad to have the info.

Andy


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