[arch-general] ALSA problems with linux-3.1

Nyuszika7H litemininyuszika at gmail.com
Wed Nov 2 10:49:20 EDT 2011

On Wed, Nov 2, 2011 at 11:08, Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org> wrote:

> Am 02.11.2011 11:00, schrieb Nyuszika7H:
> > I upgraded to linux-3.1-2 from [testing] a few days ago (x86_64), and I
> had
> > problems with ALSA. Sound was broken - KMixer treated Headphone as
> master,
> > and alsamixer has changed, too. I tried everything but I couldn't get
> sound
> > to work. Did anyone else have this or a similiar issue?
> It happens a lot with alsa that mixer controls change.
For many ALSA drivers, there are workarounds for such detection
> failures. Google them.

I'll check it if I reboot someday.

> > I can't test it
> > unfortunately, as I would have to reboot even to load a new kernel module
> > after upgrading because of changed paths.
> If you do not plan to reboot, do not update the kernel.
Yes, that's what I do, I added linux-* to IgnorePkg in /etc/pacman.conf so
it isn't upgraded. Maybe I'll give it another try when I have to reboot
because of something.

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