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From: Mick <michaelkintzios@×××××.com>
To: gentoo-user@l.g.o
Subject: Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Something started muting the sound
Date: Sat, 12 Aug 2017 16:32:13
Message-Id: 5717416.O64mmYdmBW@dell_xps
In Reply to: [gentoo-user] Re: Something started muting the sound by Ian Zimmerman
On Saturday 12 Aug 2017 09:05:10 Ian Zimmerman wrote:
> On 2017-08-12 17:39, Alexander Kapshuk wrote: > > (5). Postinst message for alsa-utils: > > pkg_postinst() { > > if [[ -z ${REPLACING_VERSIONS} ]]; then > > elog > > elog "To take advantage of the init script, and automate the process of" > > elog "saving and restoring sound-card mixer levels you should" > > elog "add alsasound to the boot runlevel. You can do this as" > > elog "root like so:" > > elog "# rc-update add alsasound boot" > > ewarn > > ewarn "The ALSA core should be built into the kernel or loaded through > > other" ewarn "means. There is no longer any modular auto(un)loading in > > alsa-utils." > I don't get this last part. > > My ALSA is built as modules, including the core (I'm guessing that means > snd.ko, right?). I don't do anything particular to load them, they're > not listed in /etc/conf.d/modules. Yet the mixer save and restore via > alsasound works. > > Could it be that alsasound itself loads the modules on demand, and the > warning above is misleading?
Did you run alsactl init to see if the alsa modules are probed and loaded without errors? -- Regards, Mick

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Re: [gentoo-user] Re: Something started muting the sound John Covici <covici@××××××××××.com>
[gentoo-user] Re: Something started muting the sound Ian Zimmerman <itz@××××××××××××.org>