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Bug 76726 - (SOUND ESSSOLO1)Bug in kernel module esssolo1
Summary: (SOUND ESSSOLO1)Bug in kernel module esssolo1
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: kernel
Version: 8.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Arjan van de Ven
QA Contact: Brian Brock
Depends On:
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2002-10-25 15:31 UTC by Bill Foskett
Modified: 2008-08-01 16:22 UTC (History)
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Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2004-09-30 15:40:07 UTC

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Description Bill Foskett 2002-10-25 15:31:46 UTC
Description of Problem:  The kernel module esssolo1 does not correctly work on
the IBM Thinkpad 390x(2626-H0U) which has the ESS1969 chip according to kudzu.
The only time it will correctly play a sound is when using the play command from
a terminal window on a simple .wav file.  When trying to play MP3's with
XMMS(upgraded), the play command on some .wav files and videos the sound comes
out slow and choppy.   

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):kernel 2.4.18-14

How Reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Install RH8.0 on an IBM Thinkpad
2. try to play most any sound format file

Actual Results:Bad sound output

Expected Results:Good sound output

Additional Information: This same system had Windows installed on it so I know
that the hardware is good.  I've tried to manually configure the
/etc/modules.conf file with parameters such as "options esssolo1 irq=5" but I
get an error message when reloading the module saying "invalid argument" or
something like that.  I've compiled the 2.4.19 kernel and get the same results.

Comment 1 Bill Foskett 2002-10-28 13:59:27 UTC
I installed Quake 2 and the sound is fine.  I am not sure now where the problem
is.  Whether it is in the xine and XMMS or the sound module.

Comment 2 Bugzilla owner 2004-09-30 15:40:07 UTC
Thanks for the bug report. However, Red Hat no longer maintains this version of
the product. Please upgrade to the latest version and open a new bug if the problem

The Fedora Legacy project ( maintains some older releases, 
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