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Re: Shouldn't kernel-image-2.6.x-y-z depend on alsa-base ?

Le lundi 07 mars 2005 à 00:03 +0100, Christoph Hellwig a écrit :
> On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 02:41:27PM +0100, Josselin Mouette wrote:
> > When you install an alsa-modules package for the 2.4 kernel, you get
> > alsa-base per the dependencies. However, when you install sarge with a
> > 2.6 kernel, alsa-base doesn't end up being installed.
> It's not a depency in any way.  I play sound just fine with OSS drivers
> without the ALSA mess getting in my way anywhere.

Without alsa-base installed, hotplug and discover will load both
modules, resulting in various disasters depending on the hardware. It's
not because things work with your setup that they are suitable for a
stable Debian release.
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