[PlanetCCRMA] ALSA: Cannot restart alsa - FC1 - ICE1712

Fernando Pablo Lopez-Lezcano nando@ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu May 6 18:12:00 2004

> > Looks like an ALSA sound driver problem (that leads to a kernel oops).
> > What are the lines surrounding the Ooops? There should be a stack trace
> > dump for each oops. 
> There are no dumps, just the following lines:
> May  6 17:48:11 balance gpm[3662]: O0o.oops(): [gpm.c(949)]:
> May  6 17:48:11 balance gpm[3662]: mouse initialization failed
> I am no longer loading gpm, and there are no longer any oops in 
> /var/log/messages.  I may try to compile alsa from source to see if that 
> helps.  But this is a fresh install of Fedora with only CCRMA packages.

So, it is not an Ooops after all...

> I also have an onboard card, a CM8738 (cmipci.)  I configured it as the sole 
> card in modules.conf, and it behaves the same way as the Delta.

Did you try to see if someone was using the audio devices? With "fuser
/dev/snd/*" or "fuser /dev/dsp*"? Any sound servers running? Arts? Esd?

-- Fernando