Help answer threads with 0 replies.
Go Back > Forums > Linux Forums > Linux - Distributions > Slackware
User Name
Slackware This Forum is for the discussion of Slackware Linux.


  Search this Thread
Old 07-20-2005, 12:09 AM   #1
Registered: May 2004
Location: Ohio, USA
Distribution: LinuxMint Gloria, Ubuntu 9.10
Posts: 299

Rep: Reputation: 30
udev killed my sound!

Why did udev kill my soundcard? I updated 10.1 current via swaret - I had "EXCLUDE=alsa*" in the excludes list... among others - like I apparently should. But a udev update killed my soundcard (no soundcards found at boot).

At the prompt, I logged in as root and typed "chmod -x /etc/rc.d/rc.udev" and I have sound back.

Is udev very important? I'm on a laptop with little/no hardware changes. It seems like I can live without it (so far)....

c'est la vie...
Old 07-20-2005, 12:31 AM   #2
Registered: May 2003
Distribution: slackware-current
Posts: 34

Rep: Reputation: 15
Have a look at


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
udev not creating nodes. for sound, etc. gooball Slackware 1 10-21-2005 01:30 AM
Swaret KILLED sound for Slackware 10.1 NetRAVEN5000 Slackware 35 08-13-2005 06:32 PM
Help! udev created 51 sound devices! tamills Debian 2 05-17-2004 09:07 AM
udev and 51 sound devices! tamills Linux - Hardware 0 05-15-2004 05:43 PM
Sound killed itself. BongFish Linux - General 5 08-09-2003 01:24 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 09:54 PM.

Main Menu
Write for LQ is looking for people interested in writing Editorials, Articles, Reviews, and more. If you'd like to contribute content, let us know.
Main Menu
RSS1  Latest Threads
RSS1  LQ News
Twitter: @linuxquestions
Facebook: linuxquestions Google+: linuxquestions
Open Source Consulting | Domain Registration