[linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions

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To: LAU Mail List <linux-audio-user@...>, <alsa-user@...>
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2006 - 12:53 pm


I'm preparing a final draft of an article re: ALSA and I started
wondering about whatever happened to modules.conf. In my old RH9 (2.4
kernel) I was able to freely manipulate the ALSA modules (designate for
loading, reorder, set alias, etc) via /etc/modules.conf. Things have
changed a lot in 2.6.x, and /etc/modules.conf is apparently not to be
edited in Ye Olden Way. Is there a similar single file in the 2.6 file
system ? If so, where is it ? On my Debian Etch system I have this file :


It looks like the file to change a la the old-time modules.conf, but my
entries have no effect. Is there another file located elsewhere that I
should be editing ? Here's my /etc/modprobe.d/sound :

alias snd-card-0 snd-ice1712
options snd-ice1712 index=0
alias snd-card-1 snd-emu10k1
options snd-emu10k1 index=1
alias snd-card-2 snd-virmidi
options snd-virmidi index=2

Also, what's the status of a user-friendly ALSA control and operations
panel that might address such matters as ordering multiple soundcards,
write/edit .asoundrc, start/stop ALSA services, etc. ? Is the ALSA
development group pursuing anything like that ?



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[linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, Dave Phillips, (Tue Jul 4, 12:53 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, tim hall, (Tue Jul 4, 4:45 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, Lee Revell, (Tue Jul 4, 2:57 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, nigel henry, (Tue Jul 4, 1:54 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, Nigel Henry, (Tue Jul 4, 3:05 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, Atte André Jensen, (Tue Jul 4, 1:17 pm)
Re: [linux-audio-user] some ALSA questions, Mark Knecht, (Tue Jul 4, 1:07 pm)