I had my AA0 150 working like a charm with 8.10 but something must have been wrong, otherwise I wouldn’t have moved to 9.04. I think it might have been networking.
Anyway ever since that fateful day when I moved to 9.04 sound has not worked at all. I kind of assumed there was some blunder somewhere and a fix would drop in one day in one of frequent Ubuntu updates. Not so, or at least not yet.
Basically all my sounds stuff has just had some pulse audio null output bollocks, and done nothing at all. All tests were silent. Skype has long since given up.
Today I resolved to find out the problem, having come to terms with the fact those nice Ubuntu people weren’t going to fix it as it was my blunder.
it was a –
Yep a -, or with quotes for clarity ‘-‘. That’s it, (obviously I had to get it in the right place!).
In a previous incarnation I had compiled my own ALSA drivers and at some point added
options snd-hda-intel model=acer aspire
at the bottom of
Turns out in 9.04 that needs to be ‘acer-aspire’ (and a quick reboot)
who da thunk it?
In celebration of the joyous, momentus occasion I went straight to youtube for a dose of class:
have a good weekend (I will, listening to stuff on my pc, I might even skype the Mrs in the lounge (would have been more dramatic and relevant had I still been in sunny Geneva of course))
(I have been buggering around for a couple of hours and I am sure that is the only change I have made – just checked, this is deffo the fix. Dunno if the missing dash was a prior typo of mine? maybe)
btw my acer aspire with ubuntu post is the 2nd most popular post on this blog – not bad for a mainly Excel on windows related blog.