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2010-04-25 - No sound after upgrading to Ubuntu 9.10 (Karmic Koala)

This affected my EEE 901. The symptoms were:

The problem turned out to be with my $HOME/.asoundrc and $HOME/.asoundrc.asoundconf files. I found this:


Then sound worked. I assume that pulseaudio couldn't get the ALSA device information due to the problems with the config file(s). It was probably only .asoundrc.asoundconf with a problem but I had nothing special in the other file so I removed that too.