Re: The new broken world of 2.6, ALSA, and hotplug.
On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 19:49:19 -0600, Marcelo E. Magallon wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 04:44:43PM -0800, Scott Robinson wrote:
> > #1) Hotplug has recently started automatically loading drivers via
> > PCI enumeration in its init script. This alone has caused a variety
> > of problems.
> > #2) ALSA's init script is executed after hotplug. The mixer settings
> > are then "restored."
> > #3) ALSA's init script then detects that the drivers are already
> > loaded, and assumes this is because ALSA was compiled statically in
> > to the kernel.
> I recently ran into this after an upgrade.
> The way I understood the problem, it only shows up on systems with
> several sound cards, which I dare guess, is not the rule but the
> exception. Isn't that right?
It's a common case if you have a shiny PCI sound card, but left the
crappy onboard sound enabled and still use it occasionally.