Re: [ALSA] Problem on G3-266
On Thu, 2004-11-04 at 14:20 +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
> 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
*might* be a bug in the control.c file in the alsa sources. Not being
Oct 13 2004:
" The version of ALSA in the kernel is often out of date so there will
continue to be a point to installing alsa-modules packages even on
systems with 2.6 kernels. When an alsa-modules package is installed,
the module loader should be so configured that it prefers the drivers
from alsa-modules over those from the kernel."
> alsactl: set_controls:986: snd_ctl_open error: No such file or
> Setting default volumes...
> Now ALSA is ready to use.
> For adjustment of volumes, use your favorite mixer.
> Have a lot of fun!
I think I saw this joke on my system, too ... No fun, possibly,
indeed ... :)
> No fun :-(
> I can't do alsamixer nor alsactl.
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I'd check the sound status with the output (if any) of these 4 commands:
modprobe --verbose --debug snd-card-0
(before the last command:
grep -irs snd-card /etc/
to make sure the system knows about snd-card-<whatever>)
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