Bug#234233: [Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#234233: alsa-source: possibility for alsactl restore to fail after modules upgrade => more help for user

Ryan Underwood Ryan Underwood <nemesis@icequake.net>, 234233@bugs.debian.org
Fri, 27 Feb 2004 10:20:22 -0600

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On Thu, Feb 26, 2004 at 07:25:15PM -0500, David B Harris wrote:
> On Sun, 22 Feb 2004 11:51:55 -0600
> Ryan Underwood <nemesis@dbz.icequake.net> wrote:
> > which is not informative.  We should either suggest to the user to run
> > alsactl restore himself to find out what went wrong, and/or to remove
> > /etc/asound.state because some configuration state is incompatible with
> > the new version of his driver and must be reset.
> I've implemented the former route, just letting the user know that they
> should consider running it manually to check for errors. Fixed in CVS,
> will be in the next upload.

Actually both of those sentence pieces were part of the same solution;
the program might want to let the user know that removing
/etc/asound.state is usually the easy way to fix problems with alsactl

Ryan Underwood, <nemesis@icequake.net>

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