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

Donald Steven t6sn7gt at aim.com
Fri Feb 25 12:19:18 PST 2011

Thanks everyone for continuing to support this important package.

On 2/25/2011 3:12 PM, Fernando Lopez-Lezcano wrote:
> 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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