[linux-audio-user] ALSA not working, new Debian installation

Eric Dantan Rzewnicki rzewnickie at rfa.org
Wed Feb 25 17:29:54 EST 2004

On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 02:59:04PM -0600, Gian Paolo Mureddu wrote:
> Eric Dantan Rzewnicki wrote:
> >Are your modules actually loaded? check with /sbin/lsmod.
> >Did you install the module-init-tools package? this is required for the
> >new modprobe.conf module management scheme and the 2.6 kernel's new
> >module loading/infrastructure stuff.
> >-Eric Rz.
> >On Wed, Feb 25, 2004 at 06:15:41PM +0000, Tim Beauregard wrote:
> I don't see anything wrong with your setup, however I think you need to 
> create the devices by running the snddevices script found in the 
> ALSA-driver at  the project's official page. I had similar troubles, I'd 
> recommend you installing the driver, the library and the utilities (to 
> have alsamixer, depends on alsalib). Hope this info is useful.

Also, once you've run the snddevices script, be sure you have permission
to write to the devices it creates.

-Eric Rz.

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