Annoying whitenoise sound coming from snd_hda enabled chipset
staale at lyngaas.com
Thu Jul 23 23:45:05 UTC 2009
On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 11:01 AM, Garrett Cooper<yanefbsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't know how else to describe it, but when I turn up my
> speakers enough (50%+) and don't have any sound playing, I hear a
> whitenoise hiss coming out of them. When I change webpages (nvidia
> driver is GIANT locked) or do something else kernel intensive it stops
> for a brief second, but apart from that it's an annoying trill sound
> almost like a mosquito humming around me waiting to be swatted.
I suspect this is due to the CPU executing the HLT instruction.
Try running the following command:
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