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From: "Matthew R. Lee" <gentoo@××××××××××.org>
To: Gentoo <gentoo-user@l.g.o>
Subject: [gentoo-user] sound hosed after running python-updater
Date: Mon, 01 Sep 2008 15:15:20
1 Yesterday I was having problems with a few packages, like openoffice, because
2 of java issues. The advice I found to correct the problem was to run
3 python-updater, which I did. It reemerged 33 packages one of which was
4 alsa-libs. It reemerged alsa-lib, it did not upgrade it. All the emerges
5 finished without errors, but now the sound doesn't work. I've tried
6 reemerging all the alsa stuff but no joy. I have the alsa drivers in the
7 kernel and I'm using alsa-libs-1.0.16
8 When I try running madplay -v Music/Megamix/19.mp3
9 I get the following error:
10 MPEG Audio Decoder 0.15.2 (beta) - Copyright (C) 2000-2004 Robert Leslie et
11 al.
12 ALSA lib dlmisc.c:118:(snd_dlsym_verify) unable to verify version for symbol
13 _snd_pcm_plug_open
14 ALSA lib pcm.c:2108:(snd_pcm_open_conf) symbol _snd_pcm_plug_open is not
15 defined inside [builtin]
16 audio: No such device or address
18 I found a thread on the gentoo forums discussing this problem. It seems some
19 pcm plugins need to be specified. So I specified all of them! reemerged
20 alsa-libs and tools, utils, etc.
21 Still the same error message!
22 I've run out of ideas, anybody know what the problem is?
23 Thanks
24 Matt
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Subject Author
[gentoo-user] Re: sound hosed after running python-updater Nikos Chantziaras <realnc@×××××.de>
Re: [gentoo-user] sound hosed after running python-updater Walter Dnes <waltdnes@××××××××.org>