Subject: Re: [linux-audio-user] not quite so simple.... mandrake 9.0 +devfs help!!
From: iriXx (m_AT_irixx.org)
Date: Mon Dec 16 2002 - 15:56:36 EET
thats where things get really strange... everything matches your
experience so far... except i've been loading things manually after
boot. so im manually doing modprobe snd-usb-audio, it works fine but
then apps complain there is no soundcard....
i didnt uninstall the mandrake alsa rpms, i think i'll do that and try
again.... can always reinstall after all :)
Jan "Evil Twin" Depner wrote:
> This sounds vaguely familiar. I'm running RH but since Mandrake was
> originally a RH clone it might be the same thing. I would build and
> install ALSA and everything would work fine until the reboot. If you
> look at the directions for installing ALSA the last thing you do is a
> modprobe snd-WHATEVER. This loads the driver. When you reboot it
> doesn't seem to get loaded from just what's in modules.conf. What I do
> is add the modprobe line to one of the startup scripts in
> /etc/rc.d/init.d. If you don't have one of your own that you're running
> then the easy way is to add your modprobe line to /etc/rc.d/rc.local.
> You can check to see if this is your problem by doing a modprobe
> snd-WHATEVER. If your sound cranks back up again that's what it is.
> Jan Depner
> On Mon, 2002-12-16 at 07:12, iriXx wrote:
>>well im afraid its not quite as simple as i thought.... got errors this
>>morning same as usual when loading the usb-audio modules.
>>not really sure what would have caused this except that i've
>>rebooted.... maybe i havent cleaned out the existing alsa stuff from
>>this is very confusing... last night everything worked fine....
>>i'll try all the steps i went through last night.... but im quite
>>puzzled.... again here is my modules.conf.... i might need some help on
>>this as mandrake 9.0 runs devfs.....
>># ALSA portion
>>alias char-major-116 snd
>>alias snd-card-0 snd-usb-audio
>># OSS/Free portion
>>alias char-major-14 soundcore
>>alias sound-slot-0 snd-card-0
>>alias sound-service-0-0 snd-mixer-oss
>>alias sound-service-0-1 snd-seq-oss
>>alias sound-service-0-3 snd-pcm-oss
>>alias sound-service-0-8 snd-seq-oss
>>alias sound-service-0-12 snd-pcm-oss
>># DEVFS STUFF
>>alias /dev/sound sound-slot-0
>>alias /dev/audio /dev/sound
>>alias /dev/mixer /dev/sound
>>alias /dev/dsp /dev/sound
>>alias /dev/dspW /dev/sound
>>alias /dev/midi /dev/sound
>>>I'm really not sure of the best place to put this, but
>>>the wiki sounds like a good start. I'm sure alsa-user
>>>would appreciated it. Also, I myself need an ALSA
>>>setup tutorial/troubleshoot for my own Mandrake site
>>>(it's still the one problem I get questions about),
>>>but I certainly don't want to draw you into a job you
>>>don't want ;-> The page is at:
>>>You might also consider adding this to the Mandrake
>>>User Board, though it is quite a state of flux these
>>>days, and down entirely today.
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