Pismo Sound Problems after Sleep in Tiger

Hi all. New to the forums and returning to Macs after years of cursing Bill Gates. Picked up a Powerbook Pismo from a friend and have been having some fun with it, but I have one problem I can't solve. I replaced the hard drive (saved the old one) and installed Tiger and 1GB of memory on the machine. All seemed well until I noticed that the sound would not work sometimes after sleeping. The sound will usually return with a reboot, but sometimes I'll have to actually turn the machine off, and clear the PRAM to get the sound to come back. Sometimes, the volume and screen controls will both not work at all (pop up doesn't even appear when the keys are pressed), sometimes it's just that the sound doesn't work, but everything looks right on the screen. I've also had the sound and screen buttons not work only to have pop ups suddenly appear and the adjustments happen several minutes after I pressed the keys. So far I've tried:
Clearing the PRAM
Checked the Pram Battery (ok)
Reinstalled Tiger (Still loses sound)
Downgraded to 10.3 (problem persists, and seems worse)
In system information on Tiger it says "there was an error when retrieving that information" when you click on the sound hardware.
The machine is a 500mhz Pismo with a 48gig drive and 1 gig of Memory (133mhz, would that cause this sort of problem?)
I have not tried going back to OS9 to see if the disappearing sound resolves as I don't currently have an OS9 disk.
This sure seems like a software problem, but I'm starting to wonder. I really like this machine and want to get it to work! Help!

Maxstang, welcome to Apple Discussions.
Did you repair permissions after you installed Tiger? Have you updated Tiger to 10.4.11?
Here's the Sound troubleshooting info in the Pismo Service Manual.
No sound from speaker(s)
1. Verify mute mode is not enabled (F6 on the keyboard).
2. Check the volume setting in the Sound control panel.
3. Verify no external speakers or headphones are plugged in.
4. Reset PRAM.
5. Make sure speaker cable is plugged into sound card.
6. Replace sound card.
7. Replace speakers (part of the top case).
8. Replace I/O logic board
Startup sound is heard, then no sound from speaker(s)
1. Remove sound preferences from System Folder, reset PRAM,
then restart.
2. Perform clean installation of system software.
Had the Pismo previously had OS X installed. There's a firmware update (Boot ROM version 4.1.8) that should be installed prior to installing OS X. However, when I got my Pismo with Tiger installed, the firmware was not updated (have since updated). However, I don't think this could be the cause of your problem, since I had no sound problems when the update was not installed.
The PC133 RAM (which runs at 100MHz) should not be the problem. I have PC133 RAM in my Pismo.
Since you replaced the HD, could you have disturbed the connection to the Sound Card. The Sound Card is located to the upper-right of the HD. Here's a helpful laptop site.
Fix It Guides for Mac Laptops & Mini
http://www.ifixit.com/Guide/
The guides can be viewed on-line or you can download a PDF file.
 Cheers, Tom
(='.'=)
(")_(")

Similar Messages

  • Sound problems after export media in premiere pro cs6

    hello,
    i recently started usining premiere c6 and after exported my project to mpeg-dvd i noticed that sound quality is reasonably lost,  than exported sound  separatedly without video to wav and result was the same bad. The imported sound source was really good, recorded in studio- wav 24 bit 48000. Before i used cs3 and never had such a sound problem after export video.
    thank you very much,
    Poly

    It's difficult to speculate without hearing the original and the export.  Can you upload them?
    https://www.depositfiles.com/en/

  • Sound Problem After Installing iOS 8.1

    Hello, after updating my iPad to iOS8.1 it started making weird noises, kind of the same ones you get while blocking it or getting a notification but with a little of a "robotic" twist. Restoring it seemed to had fix it until I tried to get the 8.1 again. I was just wondering if someone its having the same issue, and if so, whats the solution. Do you think that i'll be treated on the 8.2 version? I had the same problem with my iphone 4 once and couldnt get it sorted out.

    I successfully got my iPhone 6 messages sound by following Timothy Holt directions.
    Thanks Tim.
    Timothy HoltNov 25, 2014 9:11 AM Re: iPhone 6 does not ring or make any sound notifications after installing iOS 8.1
    Re: iPhone 6 does not ring or make any sound notifications after installing iOS 8.1in response to Jane1950
    What you have to do, and this appears to be essential after you update the OS, is to reboot your phone.
    1. Hold down the sleep/wake button and home button simultaneously.
    2. Let go when the Apple logo appears and the iPhone is booting up.

  • Sound off after Sleep

    Windows 7 / E205 S1904 / Realtek HD Audio Manager/   After sleep about 33% of the time there is no sound. If the laptop is shut down, the sound usually comes back. Have reinstalled the driver from Toshiba site. Any suggestions?
    Many thanks
    Solved!
    Go to Solution.

    This appears to be completely a Realtek Software (Driver) problem, that Toshiba is not getting Realtek to fix even a year after the issue has been brought to public notice.
    No permanent fix can really be made unless Toshiba compel Realtek to fix their driver software.
    As for the work-around shown in an above post, after even further tweaking, it was noticed that the Microphone resetting usually does not need to be done.
    So,to restate:
    When putting the laptop to sleep and waking back up in a different power state than it went to sleep in, sounds stop working.
    Example: Power plugged in, put laptop to sleep, power unplugged, wake up laptop, no sounds (and no microphone).
    A reboot fixes this. This means it is a software (driver) problem & not a hardware problem.
    As can be seen from the suggestion above, putting the laptop to sleep and starting up again in the same power mode that was in effect before the sound was lost, was one solution. However this is random, sometimes it works, more often it doesn't, and it is often inconvenient to put the laptop to sleep again when it is noticed sound is not working.
    The quick fix, more concise  (workaround) that seems to work most all the time is:
    Unplug the power
    Click the Start button, type in the "Search Program and files" box: Sounds
    Select: Change system sounds
    Select the: Playback :tab and right click on: Speakers (Realtek)
    If : Show Disabled Devices : is unticked, Click on: Show Disabled Devices : to ensure it is selected (ticked)
    Right Click again on: Speakers (Realtek)
    If : Show Disconnected Devices : is unticked, Click on: Show Disconnected Devices : to ensure it is selected (ticked)
    Right Click again on: Speakers (Realtek)
    Click on: Disable
    Right Click again on: Speakers (Realtek)
    Click on: Enable
    Plug the power cable back in
    In case this does not work, use the procedure shown in the post further above where the microphone is also disabled and enabled.
    If by chance you do this and you end up not being able to find your Speaker or Microphone icon in the Change sound card settings (Change System Sounds) dialog:
    Click the Start button, type in the "Search Program and files" box: fix sound
    Click on: Find and fix audio playback problems & go through the fix steps.
    Repeat above step for Find and fix audio recording problems
    This usually gets back an audio device that has been disabled and cannot be found in the "Change sound card settings" dialog. (It does not ever fix the "no sound" problem.)
    Again, this is a TEMPORARILY FIX to this VERY IRRITATING LONG PENDING PROBLEM that has been neglected by Toshiba and Realtek.
    Laptop: QOSMIO F60
    O/S : Windows 7-64bit
    All drivers and Windows O/S software up to date.
    One ends up having no choice but to believe that the management of Toshiba does not really care all that much about its customers when they leave a known problem unfixed for years. That is sad, considering Toshiba's slogan is "Leading Innovation." A broken innovation is just that, broken, and a real leader does not leave its products broken.

  • Problems after sleep modus

    hello everybody
    my iMac G5 does not refresh, after sleep modus!? the system clock and safari are hanging and I have to refresh them manually. the problem occurs, since I've got the logicboard replaced... any idea?
    kind regards!
    iMac G5   Mac OS X (10.4.10)  

    Hi BettyBlue-
    Greetings and welcome to the Apple boards.
    It sounds like it could be a bad battery on the logicboard. However, in light of the fact that it has been happening since it was repaired why not take it back and insist that it is repaired correctly?
    Make sure to start it up and make sure it works at the service facility before accepting that it is repaired.
    Luck-
    -DaddyPaycheck

  • Safari 2.0.4 problems after sleep

    I've searched a bit for problems with Safari 2.0.4 after sleep and can't find much that relates to my specific problems so I'll ask for your help. On my Powerbook G4 15" when Safari is running and it goes into sleep mode I get the following problems:
    1. After heavy sleep, when I awaken the computer Safari says that the application has quit.
    2. After a short time away from the computer Safari is unresponsive with a spinning beachball and a lot of disk activity. After 3-5 minutes it seems to return to normal.
    Is this a known or common problem? Are there any fixes? The issue has been going on for many months, but I thought I might see if there's a cure. Resetting Safari and clearing cache don't appear to help out.
    Thanks for your help.

    No, everything else appears to work fine. When there is this beachball activity there's a lot of hard disk activity taking place. I have 1.5GB of RAM, but this happens when I have 2 applications open or 5. It just appears that when I leave the computer unattended for 5 minutes or so some sort off background activity is taking place.

  • Sound problems after iOS 4.2 upgrade

    Experiencing very poor sound quality after iOS 4.2 upgrade. Bad eq, left channel dropping out, sounds like heavy reverb. Exists with iPod and pandora apps. Tried adjusting eq in settings. Any one else having problems?

    Yep I just upgraded to new OS 4.2 on iPhone 4 and I get this static buzz sound when talking to people it's really annoying and sound quality is terrible. What happened? I went back to the shop and they said it's the upgrade and that there is an issue with it. They also said there is no point leaving the phone with them as they can't fix it that it's upto apple to release a patch for the problem. Can we get a fix for this soon before I damage my ears?

  • Sound problems after system upgrade

    I am having intermittent sound problems on my ipad2 after I upgraded to 6. When this occurs my volume control doesn't work. This problem occurs sometimes in the middle of playing a video.

    hhhmm, thanks for the answer,
    i reinstalled alsa-driver, run depmod -a & then try to load the modules & it doesn't work! i always get :
    Can't locate module snd-pcm-oss
    that happens with all the modules i try to load. & my modules are still in
    /lib/modules/2.4.24/kernel/sound
    is there a way i can load them from there or copy them somewhere else or i don't know what else. 
    thanks for the help though!
    Shemeta

  • No 'Line input' option in sound prefs after upgrading from Tiger to Leopard

    I have connected guitars and mics using Garageband 3 without a problem, until upgrading from Tiger to Leopard 10.5.8.
    I'm not getting sound from the guitar apart from feedback when I plug it in to the audio line-in port on my iMac G5.
    I have read many of the questions and comments in the relevant forums all pointing to selecting the line-in option of the input tab in the sound preferences window.
    I only have the 'internal mic' appearing in that window now.
    I've checked that the cables are working correctly on a guitar amp and are fine.
    So not sure why I don't get the 'Line-in' option anymore.
    Are there any patches/updates to cure this problem, or would updating to Garageband 9 cure the problem?
    Thanks,
    Mick

    Yes, checked the 'Audio MIDI Setup' utility and can select Line-in from there.
    All working fine now!
    Thanks very much for your help.
    Mick

  • Problems after sleep mode with wifi connection

    I got my first iMac the other week but i keep having problems after it has gone into Sleep Mode.
    Once i log back in to use my iMac again i can't seem to go online  =and have lost connectivity with emails etc.  Its showing that i'm still connected to my wifi and the only way to fix it is to restart.
    I have already connect chat support about this and the made me reset my PRAM and reset the systems management controller (SMC)
    Does anyone have any ideas??

    Personally I don't let the computer sleep, I set the display to sleep. This has the same net effect and in the 8+ years I have been using OS X I have never had a problem. Set the Computer's sleep setting to Never and set the display sleep to the amount of time you had the computer sleep set at. 
    However if you want to try with computer sleep instead of display sleep check if the wake for network access box is checked. If it already is they your issue is likely somewhere else.

  • Problems after sleep (10.9.2)

    Hi,
    i recently updated to 10.9.2 and have problems after waking up from sleep :-(
    When the logon screen shows up, i cant see the letters that i type, but i can enter my password and log in. Also the trackpad is not recognized, but the Magic Mouse works? Then everything lags terribly, i see the "wheel" all the time, no idea what is going on there.
    Finally i have to kill it and restart, then everything work fine.

    Start up in Safe Mode.
    http://support.apple.com/kb/PH14204
    http://support.apple.com/kb/HT1564
    Best

  • Mail login problems after sleep (lion/MBP)

    Sometimes after sleep, Mail will not load passwords from the keychain.  I have to force quit Mail and restart it once or twice -- then it functions normally again.  So, I know that the passwords are indeed saved and accessible, it's just that Mail doesn't find them after sleep.  Any ideas??  I have an active internet connection at these times, as I start up Safari first which loads any page just fine. Thanks in advance for any input!  (This problem started with a new MBP & Lion.

    Hello,
    I share the same problems as you do with my MacBook Pro Late 2011.
    For me this has happened only since I have upgraded to Mac OS X 10.8
    I must say it has got a little better and does now go online fine after coming out of sleep once I applied the 10.8.2 update the other day.
    I wonder if this is a bug relating to the different account types. I have a few email accounts running and like you these are, POP, IMAP and MS Exchange. Maybe if it had one account it's fine and that is the reason why not many people have complained about it?

  • Mail connection problems after sleep

    Hi, since upgrading to new retina macbook pro my mail works although not well, most times it will not connect after sleeping, I need to close mail, sometime it will not close and requires a force close, and sometime not all acounts come back on line and I may need to shut down a second time to achieve this.
    I do run 5 different email accounts, POP, IMAP and exchange and have a large amount of mail.
    Hope someone can help, thank you..

    Hello,
    I share the same problems as you do with my MacBook Pro Late 2011.
    For me this has happened only since I have upgraded to Mac OS X 10.8
    I must say it has got a little better and does now go online fine after coming out of sleep once I applied the 10.8.2 update the other day.
    I wonder if this is a bug relating to the different account types. I have a few email accounts running and like you these are, POP, IMAP and MS Exchange. Maybe if it had one account it's fine and that is the reason why not many people have complained about it?

  • Sound problems after upgrade to OS4

    Good morning,
    Anyone else who has sound problems while phoning after the upgrade to OS4? I have a 3Gs. Sound while phoning has been reduced to absolute minimum.

    Same here as well - I have an iPhone 3GS and noticed this morning, when connected to my in-car bluetooth phone system, if I am running a iOS4 application like TomTom which is multi-tasking in the background, the sound quality is crackly, however if I kill the TomTom apps from the task manager, after a few seconds, sound quality is fine.
    Starting up TomTom again, immediately reduces the sound qulaity back to crackling.
    Not sure if the iOS4 or TomTom to blame.
    If I used a the Speaker option, sound is fine. It appears that only bluetooth is affected.

  • Sound problems after upgrading to 7.1 and Pro

    I have recently upgraded to Quicktime Pro and installed the 7.1 update, to create Podcasts at work. The only problem is now that non of my quicktimes will play sound. I have checked all volume control sections and mutes etc, its definitely a problem with the software. Also once a movie plays through, or if I try and use the play controls, other than initially pressing play, the player crashes and have to go to task manager to close it properly. The same occurs when you try and close the program.
    I was going to uninstall and try again, but I was worried this might cause problems with the Quicktime Pro info.
    Anyone else had these problems or have any advice.
    pc amd 2.8   Windows 2000  

    I'm also having sound problems with Quicktime v7.1 Pro. If I play a .swf file in Quicktime, the video and audio play great. If I play an .avi file, the video plays but there is no sound. If I play a .mov created by Camtasia Studio using either the default compression or the H.264 compression format, the video plays but there is no sound. The graphic display indicates that the audio is present in all cases.
    Is there an issue with this new version of Quicktime Pro v7.1?

Maybe you are looking for

  • Can i sync 2 ipods with one itunes account?

    I just got an ipod 30 gb from a friend and was wondering would it be possible if i could sync songs 2 my new ipod from my old account with the ipod nano without setting up another account?

  • Open item due date forecast

    Hi i run the report   due date forecast for particular customer   fi customer only it gives report like company code  /   busa  /   total open / due in 8days or less  /  due in 30 days or less  /due in 30 days or more data came only in company code 

  • RFC Model Structure BAPI_SALESORDER_CREATEFROMDAT2

    Hello Forum, i need help concerning Web Dynpro Java, i think i have a comprehension problem: When i import the Bapi_Salesorder_Getlist as Adaptive RFC, Map the Model to the context via Apply Template (Service Controller), Apply Template into the View

  • When is 0.5 Coming Out ? Any Ideia ?

    Well i love arch 0.4, but with the problem in the gnome packages, unfortunately i need to use the stable packages, and it is a little bit old.... and i cant wait to see the new features of arch, what will be 0.5 improvements, i've already posted that

  • Partial downloads disappearing

    Why do partial downloads keep disappearing from itunes? If there is any interupption such as laptop battery dies or a loss of connection to the internet, it says there is an error. If I have to close itunes or reboot, ther partial download has disapp