[mythtv-users] OT: kernel disabling IRQ#7 (Sound Stops working)

Michael Carland mcarland at bitsgonewild.net
Mon Jul 11 12:12:28 EDT 2005

On Jul 11, 2005, at 8:35 AM, Noel Murphy wrote:

> I have a weird issue where when I don't use the machine for awhile 
> (say the whole weekend because I'm gone to the cottage) when I return, 
> I have a Knotify message up on the screen telling me that the kernel 
> has disabled IRQ #7 (Which I believe is the interrupt for the sound 
> card). Then, when I try to watch any recordings or live tv, I get no 
> sound.
> A reboot always fixes the problem (until the following weekend when I 
> go away again).
> Anyone know why this is happening????

Is it possible your machine is going into a sleep state, and there is a 
problem with the wake up code? I'd check your bios settings for power 
save settings, and if they are on, try turning them off for one 


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