[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#523091: Bug#526872: Bug#526872: error messages during boot init.d/alsa-utils on PowerPC

Julien Cristau jcristau at debian.org
Mon May 4 22:09:06 UTC 2009

On Mon, May  4, 2009 at 19:57:12 +0200, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:

> > When the boot process tries to run init.d/alsa-utils it gets
> > several repetitions of the following error messages:
> > 
> > Invalid card number.
> > Usage: amixer <options> [command]
> This often happens when one manipulates the audiosettings and kmix
> settings in kde(3|4). When you're using kde try to reset all
> audiosettings via kcontrol or systemsettings to the default and play
> around with the chanel levels in kmixer. Then reboot and check
> again. At the moment I can't reproduce it regulary so I didn't found
> a receipt. If you find one, please let us know ;)
Not sure it's the same bug, but I got these messages on my laptop due to
the alsa init script messing with a nonexistent pcsp device.


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