Re: Today's ALSA Update in Etch killed my sound
I can't believe I didn't think of looking in the cache myself! Yes, I have the old ALSA files in there. And now it's working fine again.
This may be an isolated issue though, but who knows. I'll probably try updating again tonight to see if I get the same problem, if I do I'll let you know.
On Tue, 20 Feb 2007 16:46:22 +0100
Joe Hart <email@example.com> wrote:
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> Michael Pobega wrote:
> > This morning I logged on to my computer to find that there were a few updates to install. Syslinux, and ALSA are the ones that stood out from memory.
> > So after installing I played around, and accidentally powered down my computer. I've restarted now to find that the ALSA update borked my sound completely, I'm getting nothing.
> > How do I reactivate my sound? This is the first time I've had any sound trouble and I really don't even know where to start. Everything in alsaconfig is turned up to the maximum, and I'm still getting no sound.
> Thanks for the warning.
> Now I am afraid to update alsa because I just finished getting almost
> everything working like I want it to. I'll backup first, then try it.
> Perhaps you still have the .deb file for the old version in your cache.
> If so, uninstall alsa and reinstall from that .deb file.
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