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Re: discover or alsa?

On Wed, 13 Oct 2004 10:30:47 +0200, Thomas Hood 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.

Well, no. Now discover1 (as yet unreleased) has support for an
/etc/discover.d dir where you can have something akin to
/etc/hotplug/blacklist.d/alsa-base. Of course, once that discover1 upload
is made, the bug goes to the ALSA maintainers.

I've removed the wontfix tag - I hope this conclusion is satisfactory to

Joshua Kwan

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