Crackling Sound on Debian Jessie

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Crackling Sound on Debian Jessie

Postby Mooman » 2015-09-19 18:52

HI guys,
So whenever I start-up and after I enter my passphrase for cryptsetup (before login manager) I hear this crackling sound from my speakers constantly throughout usage.
While watching a movies or playing Youtube videos it's less noticeable, but when I'm typing up or working it really gets frustrating.
I've had this problem for weeks and it's been driving me nuts.

I've tried to figure out if pulseaudio was the culprit. uninstalled and rebooted yet crackling and pops continued.

I haven't yet altered or messed around with ALSA or snd_hda_intel driver.
But I did notice while using Audio Mixer, muting the speakers section stopped the crackling :/

So I guess the problem lies with Alsa or snd_hda_intel or both?

lspci -v
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00:1b.0 Audio device: Intel Corporation Atom Processor Z36xxx/Z37xxx Series High Definition Audio Controller (rev 0e)
   Subsystem: Toshiba America Info Systems Device f91b
   Flags: bus master, fast devsel, latency 0, IRQ 108
   Memory at d0910000 (64-bit, non-prefetchable) [size=16K]
   Capabilities: [50] Power Management version 2
   Capabilities: [60] MSI: Enable+ Count=1/1 Maskable- 64bit+
   Kernel driver in use: snd_hda_intel

dpkg -l | grep -i alsa
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ii  alsa-base                                                   1.0.27+1                             all          dummy package to ease purging of obsolete conffiles
ii  alsa-utils                                                  1.0.28-1                             amd64        Utilities for configuring and using ALSA
rc  cairo-dock-alsamixer-plug-in                                3.4.0-1+b1                           amd64        Alsamixer plug-in for Cairo-dock
ii  gstreamer0.10-alsa:amd64                                    0.10.36-2                            amd64        GStreamer plugin for ALSA
ii  libasound2:amd64                                            1.0.28-1                             amd64        shared library for ALSA applications
ii  libasound2-data                                             1.0.28-1                             all          Configuration files and profiles for ALSA drivers
ii  libasound2-plugins:amd64                                    1.0.28-1+b1                          amd64        ALSA library additional plugins

I'll try to reply as soon as I can, please post any other details/info you guys need.
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