View Full Version : [ubuntu] HP Pavilion dv4 1155se - Sound & USB

January 21st, 2009, 07:47 PM
Hi, I've recently purchased an HP Pavilion DV4 1155 SE and evicted Vista. I then installed Ubuntu 8.10 64. I've had two issues with the software:

1) Sound appears to work, but I can't hear anything. When I attach headphones I can actually hear a very, very quiet sound. I went to the sound control panel and made sure all of the volume was turned up. Any ideas?

2) I had a random freeze problem, when it occurs my "caps lock" light blinks. It appears to be USB related. It seems to occur when there is a USB mouse or drive or jump drive connected. Any ideas?

Both of these seem to work fine in Windows, so I don't think it's a hardware issue.

Thank you in advance!

January 22nd, 2009, 04:25 PM
Is there a more appropriate forum for this question?

May 16th, 2009, 06:05 PM
Hi, if your laptop is an ATI-chipset based HP Pavilion dvX, you may want to try the sound solutions here:


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