Re: [Alsa-user] another in kernel alsa update that breaks backward compatibilty?
From: Takashi Iwai
Date: Wed Aug 09 2006 - 12:11:10 EST
At Wed, 09 Aug 2006 12:07:26 -0400,
Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Wednesday 09 August 2006 11:46, Sergei Steshenko wrote:
> >On Wed, 09 Aug 2006 11:40:02 -0400
> >Gene Heskett <gene.heskett@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> >> Greetings;
> >> The old fart is back again. :)
> >> I've just done a divide and conquer on kernel versions, and have found
> >> that while I DO have a kde audio signon for kernels 2.6.18-rc1-rc3-rc4,
> >> I do not have any other functioning audio, including the kde sound
> >> effects I normally get. xmms and tvtime are mute, as are the firefox
> >> plugins to play videos from the network. 220.127.116.11 and below works great
> >> yet.
> >> So whats the fix?
> >Demand stable ABI.
> It does not appear to be so. And ATM booted to 18-rc1, I didn't see an
> error message when rc.local made a call of "[root@coyote gene]# alsactl
> alsactl: set_control:894: warning: name mismatch (Mic Boost (+20dB)/Mic
> Boost (+20dB) Switch) for control #45
> alsactl: set_control:896: warning: index mismatch (0/0) for control #45
> alsactl: set_control:898: failed to obtain info for control #45 (Operation
> not permitted)
> [root@coyote gene]#
This kind of problems can be fixed by calling "alsactl restore" with
-F option. The warnings may be still there but the values are handled
The behavior with -F could be default, but it's kept so just for the
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