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Re: discover or alsa?

On Wed, 2004-10-13 at 12:53 -0700, Joshua Kwan wrote:
> 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 will add this support to discover2 as well, since it currently suffers
from the same problem as discover1 with respect to blacklisting modules.

Ian Murdock
317-578-8882 (office)

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