[pulseaudio-discuss] ALC883 no sound from lfe after playback stopped and started

Piotr Szymaniak piotrek_sz at wp.pl
Wed May 9 10:22:44 PDT 2012

On 09.05.2012 13:55 Piotr Szymaniak sent:
> I have an apparently uncommon problem with my 5.1 sound setup using 
> Realtek ALC883 on Asus P5KR.
> Occurence: Linux Mint 12 KDE 64bit; Linux Mint Debian Mate (GNOME) 
> 64bit Update Pack 4 (Update Pack 3 was working properly)
> Symptoms: No sound from LFE speaker. If the hardware profile (speakers 
> setup) of audio device is changed during the playback, LFE comes up. 
> However, when audio is stopped (no matter if it is Banshee or Totem) 
> and started again, subwoofer is down. Pausing and playing works fine 
> but selecting another track doesn't.
> I have no idea if it is pulse or alsa problem, but I would gladly 
> provide more data if anyone would explain how to do so.
> Br,
> Hollow
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More to the picture: Linux Mint Debian Mate Update Pack 4 works fine 
when I choose 3.0 kernel in GRUB. The problem seems to be localized to 
kernel 3.2.


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