[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#431540: Bug#431540: lib32asound2: Cannot open shared library /usr/lib/alsa-lib/libasound_module_pcm_empty.so

Elimar Riesebieter riesebie at lxtec.de
Tue Jul 17 20:26:25 UTC 2007

On Tue, 17 Jul 2007 the mental interface of
Adrian Bastholm told:

> Hello,
> Yes, reconfiguring kills my soundcard, and i have to manually reload the 
> module.
> ...Now ALSA is ready to use.
> For adjustment of volumes, use your favorite mixer.
> Have a lot of fun!
> jenna:/home/download# alsamixer
> alsamixer: function snd_ctl_open failed for default: No such device
> ...
> running "aoss firefox" as root gives:
> ALSA lib pcm_plug.c:1189:(_snd_pcm_plug_open) Unknown field hint
> ALSA lib pcm.c:2106:(snd_pcm_open_conf) Cannot open shared library
> /usr/lib/alsa-lib/libasound_module_pcm_empty.so

Plesae donn't configure your card with alsaconf!

Do as follows:

# dpkg --purge --force-all alsa-utils alsa-oss alsa-base libasound2 linux-sound-base

# apt-get install alsa-utils alsa-base libasound2

Enjoy sound without configuring the card with alsaconf. udev does
the trick for you.


  Learned men are the cisterns of knowledge, 
  not the fountainheads ;-)
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