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Old 10-05-2006, 12:52 PM   #1
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alsa working on 2.6.12 kernel and fails on 2.4.29

alsa not working when pc booted with 2.4.29 kernel...
works on 2.6.29...
Old 10-06-2006, 09:58 PM   #2
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ALSA support in 2.4.X kernel = Bad
ALSA support in 2.6.X kernel = Excellent

But to be more precise would require looking at any pertinent log entries.
Old 10-07-2006, 07:22 AM   #3
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alsamixer <-'
alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such file or directory

xmms <-'

** WARNING **: alsa_get_mixer(): Attaching to mixer hw:0 failed: No such file or directory
ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:802snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave

when i hit play button -
** WARNING **: alsa_setup(): Failed to open pcm device (default): No such file or directory
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On 2.6 or 2.4?



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