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SubjectRe: Persistent module storage [was Linux 2.4 Status / TODO page]
David Woodhouse wrote:
> * Sound module is unloaded
> * User continues to happily listen to radio through sound card

You're using the sound card without a driver?

> * Time passes
> * User is listening intently to something on the radio
> * Something wants to beep through /dev/audio
> * Sound module is autoloaded again, default to zero levels.
> This time it is _NOT_ fine. User is rightly pissed off :)

If you create a post-action in /etc/modules.conf which initializes the
mixer to proper levels, this problem does not exist.

No kernel coding required.


Jeff Garzik | Dinner is ready when
Building 1024 | the smoke alarm goes off.
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