On mer, 2004-10-13 at 10:30 +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. > > Given these facts, what should the ALSA packaging team do? It seems > that the alsa packages should Conflict with discover and discover1. > -- > Thomas Hood For what it's worth, hotplug recently had a similar issue on a test install for me: it actually loaded both OSS and ALSA drivers for my soundcard.
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