[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#429784: Bug#429784: rmmod snd_via82xx && modprobe snd_via82xx

Pierre Habouzit madcoder at debian.org
Sun Jul 29 15:51:27 UTC 2007

severity 429784 important

On Wed, Jun 20, 2007 at 09:16:04AM +0200, Manuel Silvoso wrote:
> Package: libasound2
> Version: 1.0.14a-1
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> Hi,
> Since last upgrade I have no sound anymore.
> Here is the output of lsmod | grep snd :

On Fri, Jun 22, 2007 at 10:19:03PM -0700, Kingsley G. Morse Jr. wrote:
> On 06/22/07 19:17, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> > Your installation seems to be a chaos which
> > should be sorted by a clean update/upgrade
> > first!
> Dear Elimar,
> You're not the first person to recommend an
> upgrade, and I'm sure you won't be the last.
> Here's the big but.
> BUT, "apt-get check" reports no broken
> dependencies, and an "apt-get upgrade" might
> a.) obscure a bug that should be fixed and
> b.) install packages with new bugs.
> Also, it seems to me that upgrading everything
> would be a throw back to the old days before
> Debian wisely implemented finer grained
> dependencies between individual packages.
> I'd prefer to find the real bug and fix it.

  Then you are using unsupported mixes. Debian distributions are a
whole, and tested as such. It means that if you do cumbersome mixes of
libraries from old stables with the new one, you'll definitely
experience issues. They won't be addressed anyway, as the maintainer
does not has time to test every combination users could have think of.

  Anyways, there is no way this bug is RC, downgrading it as

·O·  Pierre Habouzit
··O                                                madcoder at debian.org
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org
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