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Re: [ALSA] Problem on G3-266

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 01:46:26PM +0100, Matthieu Oppliger wrote:
> Hello !
> I try to use ALSA on my G3-266.
> After recompilation of my kernel (2.6.8),with ALSA drivers as modules,
> i did apt-get install alsa.
> Then alsaconf - finds powermac - PowerMac sound card. It seems that
> alsaconf did'nt put snd and snd-powermac in my /etc/modules, so I did it
> myself.

I think you'll find it has updated /etc/modules.d for you.

> After alsaconf, it tells me :
> _____
> Running update-modules...
> Loading driver...
> Starting ALSA.../etc/init.d/alsa: Error: alsactl restore failed with
> message 'ALSA lib control.c:654:(snd_ctl_open_noupdate) Invalid CTL hw:0
> alsactl: set_controls:986: snd_ctl_open error: No such file or
> directory'.
> done.
> Setting default volumes...
> ===============================================================================
> Any idea of something missing ?

I think you are missing the device files in /dev/snd/. If so, you need
to run the snddevices script found in the alsa-driver sources.

If that does not help, send the output of lsmod and relevant dmesg


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