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From: Duncan <1i5t5.duncan@×××.net>
To: gentoo-amd64@l.g.o
Subject: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Alsa Problem With Kernel 2.6.37
Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2011 19:09:16
In Reply to: [gentoo-amd64] Alsa Problem With Kernel 2.6.37 by Frank Peters
Frank Peters posted on Sat, 08 Jan 2011 11:28:17 -0500 as excerpted:

> I already posted a report of this issue on the Alsa-users list but > received > no response. Before I go posting more reports I just want to ask for > some confirmation. Has anyone installed the new 2.6.37 kernel and > gotten functioning sound?
I run the Linus live-git kernels so have been running the 2.6.37 series for some time now, and in fact am running 2.6.37 itself, ATM. I don't use kernel modules here as I build everything in, but my sound (AMD 8xxx chipset, i810/ac97 alsa driver) is working and has been thru the whole cycle. I don't believe it'd have been released with a lot of people not having sound, tho there might have conceivably been one or two reports in- progress. The hda driver still gets a lot of work each cycle, so it's reasonably possible it could fail (tho I imagine a lot of folks have it too, so it gets a lot of testing), but that it's happening with another driver too, suggests that you might have a different issue. Are the devices actually showing up in /dev/? Assuming you use udev, maybe it's the problem? If you run them as modules not built-in, are the alsa kernel modules themselves actually loading? FWIW, udev-164-r1 and alsa-utils-1.0.23-r1, here (~amd64). -- Duncan - List replies preferred. No HTML msgs. "Every nonfree program has a lord, a master -- and if you use the program, he is your master." Richard Stallman


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Re: [gentoo-amd64] Re: Alsa Problem With Kernel 2.6.37 Frank Peters <frank.peters@×××××××.net>