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Re: [SLUG] laptop sound playing out onboard speaker & headphones
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- Subject: Re: [SLUG] laptop sound playing out onboard speaker & headphones
- From: Metrics <metrics@xxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Thu, 30 Nov 2006 20:24:56 +1100
- User-agent: Mutt/1.5.13 (2006-08-11)
On Thu, Nov 30, 2006 at 07:04:50PM +1100, Daniel Bush wrote:
> Hi Sonia,
> On 30/11/06, Sonia Hamilton <sonia@xxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >I have a problem with sound on my laptop, that commenced with my upgrade
> >to Ubuntu Edgy - any hints on how to troubleshoot it?
> >The problem is that when I plug in headphones, the sound keeps playing
> >out the laptop speakers, thus annoying other people who have to listen
> >to my atrocious taste in music :-)
> Try removing the pcspkr kernel module. Check if it's there using
> lsmod. I had the same problem but when I remove it, the sound no
> longer leaks from the speakers when I have my headphones in. I use
> 'rmmod pcspkr' to do this. However, when I inserted it in again using
> modprobe and then removed it again, the sound problem did not go away.
> So there is more going on here perhaps.
> I nice side effect of removing this module is that you will also
> remove the heart-attack-inducing console beep problem as well.
You don't have two volume control settings (in alsamixer for example) by
any chance? One for headphone and one for speaker?