[PlanetCCRMA] update for alsa-tools (hdspmixer) on fc14

Fernando Lopez-Lezcano nando at ccrma.Stanford.EDU
Fri Feb 25 12:12:52 PST 2011

Hi all, Craig Bourne reported a problem (off-list) with the new version 
of alsa-tools released by Fedora for Fedora 14 (1.0.24). Hdspmixer was 
not recognizing old RME cards (like the Hammerfall + Digiface or 
Multiface). And without hdspmixer there is no sound... It is a bug in 
the upstream version of alsa-tools and a patch was posted on the 
alsa-devel list.

I just released a new temporary version of alsa-tools on Planet CCRMA 
until Fedora has a chance to fix it (

NOTE: I had to power cycle the Multiface box for this upgrade to work. 
Maybe the old firmware does not play well with the new hdspmixer... 
weird things were happening including segfaults. So, if you are in this 
situation and you upgrade, remove the snd_hdsp module, power cycle the 
interface box and then modprobe the module again (or shutdown the 
system, including the interface box, and boot again).

-- Fernando

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