[PlanetCCRMA] hdsploader and Fedora 12

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Thu Jan 21 13:01:02 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-01-20 at 07:34 -0500, Joe Dell'Orfano wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am testing fedora 12 on my 64-bit system using Planet CCRMA 
> repositories. Everything boots and runs (even RT kernel) except my 
> multiface II. On Fedora 8, the Multiface generally initialized at the 
> udev phase of bootup. I say "generally" because at times it doesn't 
> initialize, requiring several power off cycles. Interestingly, once the 
> firmware is loaded by FC8, if I then boot into FC12 (I have it set up as 
> a dual boot system in order to maintain my working production system), 
> hdspmixer crashes (although hdspconfig works). It seems that the FC8 
> firmware remains loaded (perhaps an older version of the alsa firmware). 
> When I am in FC12, hdsploader fails with a "device busy" error.
> The multiface II is running off of PCIe on IRQ17, which is apparently 
> shared with my Radeon card, also in PCIe port. I cannot reassign this 
> IRQ in BIOS, and I haven't been able to plug into another PCIe port.
> Any help? Is there some FC12 udev magic I must do?

What happens if you remove the snd_hdsp kernel module and load it again?

  /sbin/rmmod snd_hdsp
  /sbin/modprobe snd_hdsp

I presume you do have alsa-tools-firmware installed, right?

-- Fernando

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