[Durham] Further to: sound problem

Jonathan Gowar jon at whiteheat.org.uk
Wed Dec 2 12:12:46 UTC 2015

On 2015-12-02 11:55, Martin Ward wrote:
> On 02/12/15 09:12, Dougie Nisbet wrote:
>> Have you tried booting up with a different distro?
> I would second this suggestion: downloading and running a live CD
> is an easy test which does not require making any changes to
> the laptop. If you find a version which works, you could either
> just use that distribution or investigate further to see what
> differences there are between the sound code in the two distributions.

I third the motion :)  I know Jessie (and Wheezy) zealously cuts 
proprietary binaries, so that could be the cause here, and as previously 
commented it will at least rule out a factor or two.

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