[Techtalk] KDE: the saga continues

Raven Brooke rbrooke at maine.rr.com
Tue Oct 30 07:46:46 EST 2001

hahah! check this out:

In an effort to debug the sound problem, I hooked up the 
amplifier/speakers, and noticed the familiar hum 'til I wiggled the 
connector just right: "hhmmm, bad ground; need to replace the card soon" I 

Well, one thought led to another, removed the card and KDE started just 

Swapped in an identical card, this one fresh out of the box, and 
everything's peachy -- it was an elusive hardware problem all along.

Thanks for all your help  : )

On Mon, 29 Oct 2001, Rob Stevens wrote:

> I dont think its dependant, but if KDE is trying to query the audio adapter
> and it is mis-configured, it may be causing a kernel panic.  Something you
> may want to try is disable that sound device in your BIOS.  If I remember
> correctly that's in the Integrated Peripherals.  Try disabling the codec and
> try KDE.  I have the same chipset, and I haven't had that problem.

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