[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#912721: libasound2-plugins: Sound no longer works after latest update

Matthias Liertzer matthias at liertzer.at
Sat Nov 3 09:37:54 GMT 2018

I installed the corresponding .conf files from the source package to
/usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf.d and sound started working again after a
restart. So all that needs to be done is to add the files to the package.

Best regards,

On 03/11/2018 09:56, Matthias Liertzer wrote:
> Package: libasound2-plugins
> Severity: grave
> Justification: renders package unusable
> After updating to the latest version of libasound2-plugins, sound on
> my system stopped working. Trying to start `alsamixer' failed as well
> with the following error message:
> ALSA lib conf.c:3639:(config_file_open) cannot access file
> /etc/alsa/conf.d/10-rate-lav.conf
> It turns out that libasound2-plugins installs broken symlinks in
> /etc/alsa/conf.d. All symlinks installed by libasound2-plugins in
> /etc/alsa/conf.d are broken, because the corresponding files in
> /usr/share/alsa/alsa.conf.d do not exist.
> Best regards,
> Matthias
> -- System Information:
> Debian Release: buster/sid
>   APT prefers unstable-debug
>   APT policy: (500, 'unstable-debug'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental-debug'), (1, 'experimental')
> Architecture: amd64 (x86_64)
> Foreign Architectures: i386
> Kernel: Linux 4.18.0-2-amd64 (SMP w/4 CPU cores)
> Locale: LANG=en_US.UTF-8, LC_CTYPE=en_US.UTF-8 (charmap=UTF-8), LANGUAGE=en_US:en (charmap=UTF-8)
> Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/dash
> Init: systemd (via /run/systemd/system)
> LSM: AppArmor: enabled

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