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SubjectRe: Bug (?) report
Quick to seize an opportunity, "Matteo Sasso" <icemaze@tiscalinet.it> wrote:

> I'm quite a new linux user and system administrator (my own!) and I
> encountered the following problems:
> 1) As the system starts up and the mixer settings are loaded, modprobe
> complains that 'sound-slot-0' and 'sound-service-0-0' modules are not
> present (in my kernel/drivers/sound directory I got just ac97_codec.o,
> emu10k1, sound.o and soundcore.o). I've got a Sound Blaster Live! 5.1, a
> '2.4.16-pre1' kernel and kmod usually works good, failing only with sound
> (both with 'gom' mixer and with 'mpg123' player), so I have to 'modprobe
> emu10k1' manually.

Add the following line to "/etc/modules.config":

alias sound-slot-0 emu10k1

and then:

# /sbin/depmod -ae

You need this because your module is named "emu10k1" but the sound system is
looking for a module named "sound-slot-0" (this is a computed module name, not
an actual name).

> 2) I tried for the first time to play a bit with kernel source and I was
> trying to lower console_loglevel in order to have all the startup printk's
> disappear. I lowered the DEFAULT_CONSOLE_LOGLEVEL constant in
> 'kernel/printk.c' from '7' to '5' (just to be sure) but that wasn't enough
> to get rid of all those annoying KERN_INFO. Why didn't it work?

You don't need to mess with that. Just:

# echo 5 > /proc/sys/kernel/printk

anytime you want. Of course, since Step-1 above fixed your original problem,
you won't need to do this at all ;-)

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