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Re: discover or alsa?

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

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