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Re: [Sound] Re: Re: Re: alsa and kernel-2.4.18-17.8.0



On Tue, 2002-10-22 at 15:33, Bill Nottingham wrote:
> Mario J. Borgnia (mborgnia@xxxxxxx) said: 
> > I meant that I expected Redhat to handle the situation in such a way
> > that the only thing I would have to do is to run the upgrade. 
> 
> Um, Red Hat can't possibly determine what external drivers you have
> installed, and rebuild them for you.
 
> > And it installed something called:
> > 
> > /lib/modules/2.4.18-17.8.0/kernel/drivers/sound/maestro3.o
> 
> That's not an ALSA driver. Red Hat Linux does not ship with ALSA
> drivers.

OK, then: Why is the driver in the new kernel broken? and, considering
that RHN hold info on my system, why did RedHat forget to send me a
warning about the new update being incompatible with my system?

I first sent a message to this list asking for help to fix my problem
with RH8.0 and was advised to install the alsa drivers. That did not
help either.

> 
> > I am not completely sure that the problem resides in maestro3.o
> > It could be anything else. The only thing I am sure is that booting to 
> > 2.4.18-14 does not disrupt sound, while 2.4.18-17 does.
> 
> There is a bug in the maestro3 driver that shipped with 8.0; we're
> working on a fix.
UH? But, it WORKS under kernel 2.4.18-14, I am truly confused now. 




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