I have a problem where my speakers my a popping type of noise at different times. It almost sounds like how it sounds when a audio cord is plugged in and the metal first touches or something. It doesn’t happen on windows. It seems to happen when I hit shutdown for the computer it will make two popping sounds. When I start videos and probably other times it does it too. It’s really annoying does anyone know how I can fix it? If you want or know how I can upload a audio recording of it let me know.
You didn’t provide any information about your hardware or software!
You need to look up your sound card model and the driver it uses and then file a bug against that driver.
Here is a some valuable information about the sound stack on linux:
Sorry. I’m pretty new to linux and especially fedora. I’m on Fedora 32 dual boot with windows 10. When I ran cat /proc/asound/cards this is the results I got
0 [PCH ]: HDA-Intel - HDA Intel PCH
HDA Intel PCH at 0xf6720000 irq 57
1 [NVidia ]: HDA-Intel - HDA NVidia
HDA NVidia at 0xf6080000 irq 17
and when I run lsmod | grep snd it gave me
snd_hda_codec_realtek 143360 1
snd_hda_codec_generic 98304 1 snd_hda_codec_realtek
ledtrig_audio 16384 2 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_realtek
snd_hda_codec_hdmi 73728 4
snd_hda_intel 57344 10
snd_intel_dspcfg 24576 1 snd_hda_intel
snd_hda_codec 163840 4 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec_realtek
snd_hda_core 110592 5 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_codec_realtek
snd_hwdep 16384 1 snd_hda_codec
snd_seq 86016 0
snd_seq_device 16384 1 snd_seq
snd_pcm 131072 4 snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_core
snd_timer 49152 2 snd_seq,snd_pcm
snd 106496 30 snd_hda_codec_generic,snd_seq,snd_seq_device,snd_hda_codec_hdmi,snd_hwdep,snd_hda_intel,snd_hda_codec,snd_hda_codec_realtek,snd_timer,snd_pcm
soundcore 16384 1 snd
and also cat /proc/asound/version gave me
Advanced Linux Sound Architecture Driver Version k5.8.15-201.fc32.x86_64.
Any other commands I should run to give you more info? With who or where can I file a bug? Thanks for the help.
Just an idea: Maybe it’s also a power management issue?
I had a similar experience when I still worked on a macbook under MacOS. On this notebook the popping sounds had nothing to do with the sound card driver but were related to a power management issue (took me a while to find out): The soundcard was put on standby after a while when the computer did not produce any sound. The switch to and from standby mode always produced a “pop” in the attached active speakers… I did my own workaround and created a background job that played a 9sec silent .wav file every 2 minutes and the popping sounds were gone…
Thic can be useful: