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Re: discover or alsa?

On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 02:14:24PM +0200, Free Ekanayaka said
> |--==> Wouter Verhelst writes:
>   WV> [1  <text/plain; us-ascii (quoted-printable)>]
>   WV> On Wed, Oct 13, 2004 at 10:51:46AM +0200, Marco d'Itri wrote:
>   >>On Oct 13, Thomas Hood <jdthood@yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
>   >>> Lots of users are reporting that ALSA sound doesn't "just" work when
>   >>> they install it.  The cause of the problem is the fact that discover
>   >>> loads OSS modules even when ALSA modules are available.  This bug cannot
>   >>> be worked around consistently with policy because discover offers no
>   >>> mechanism for blacklisting modules other than editing a conffile.  The
>   >>> bug report against discover1 (#220616) has been tagged "wontfix" so I am
>   >>> not expecting the discover maintainers to solve the problem.
>   >>Discover should not try to load drivers for PCI devices AT ALL, we have
>   >>hotplug for this.
>   WV> The reverse could be (and has been, on multiple occasions) said about
>   WV> hotplug.
> I thought hotplug was dealing  with hot plugging devices (pcmcia, usb,
> etc.)

PCI (on special motherboards) is hotpluggable :-)


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