Bug#247842: [Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#247842: alsasound init script should run even when modules are present

Steve Kowalik Steve Kowalik <stevenk@debian.org>, 247842@bugs.debian.org
Sat, 08 May 2004 12:48:52 +1000

On Fri, 07 May 2004 16:20:56 +0300, Ilya Konstantinov uttered
> Package: alsa-utils
> Version: 1.0.4-1
> '/etc/init.d/alsasound start' refuses to run if /proc/asound exists.
> This is incorrect, since even if the drivers were loaded (by PCI
> hotplug or any other facility; it's unclear why alsa-utils tries to
> load drivers with those facilities in place), their init scripts (in
> /etc/alsa.d) were not run.
steven@broken:~% dpkg -l alsa-utils
| Status=Not/Installed/Config-files/Unpacked/Failed-config/Half-installed
|/ Err?=(none)/Hold/Reinst-required/X=both-problems (Status,Err: uppercase=bad)
||/ Name           Version        Description
ii  alsa-utils     1.0.4-1        Advanced Linux Sound Architecture (utilities
steven@broken:~% dpkg -S /etc/init.d/alsasound
dpkg: /etc/init.d/alsasound not found.

I'm confused. Can you please explain your bug more clearly?

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