[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#913045: libasound2: ALSA lib pcm_dmix.c:1099:(snd_pcm_dmix_open) unable to open slave

Eugen Dedu eugen.dedu at univ-fcomte.fr
Fri Nov 23 09:34:28 GMT 2018

On 23/11/2018 10:11, Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
>> I have the same problem: sound has always worked, until installing 1.1.7
>> version.  With 1.1.7 I have to write the .asoundrc file to make sound work.
>> This happens on both my laptops.
>> I might be wrong, but it seems to me that the problem has nothing to do with
>> udev...  Do all Debian users (at least those with Intel sound card) need to
>> write the .asoundrc file to make sound work again?
>> Reopening, since I use unstable and 1.1.7-3 does not work without .asoundrc
>> file.
> Well, I don't know your environment. Please notice that the
> .asoundrc method is usual. What is wrong with configuring a
> asoundrc?
> And yes, I can't do more here. I'll leave the bug open and maybe tag
> it as wontfix in a few weeks....

On my machine, the following command fixes the issue:
# mv /etc/alsa/conf.d/99-pulseaudio-default.conf.example 

Could that be the fix?


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