Suggestions for lenny release note
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I just have one further item for the check list "sound does not work" in
the release notes of lenny:
After an upgrade from etch the sound under KDE may fail to work, because
of old config files of kmixer, although kmixer is not running in the
In my case I was able to set the mixer levels with alsamixer and
store/restore them with /etc/init.d/alsa-utils or alsactl,
respectively. But due to some old kmixer configs KDE reset the levels
during every login (and as a result /etc/init.d/alsa-utils stored these
strange settings persisting the next reboot if not corrected during the
KDE session). I did not have any kmixer running in the background.
A second nasty thing was the following problem with kdm:
On my box X froze on every logout (including keyboard/mouse). Maybe a
note with the workaround mentioned in the bug report might be helpful
in the release notes, too.