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SubjectRE: ALSA busted in 2.5.69
On Fri, 2003-05-09 at 01:09, Giuliano Pochini wrote:
> On 08-May-2003 Torrey Hoffman wrote:
> > ALSA isn't working for me in 2.5.69. It appears to be because
> > /proc/asound/dev is missing the control devices.
> If you are not using devfs, you need to create the devices. There is a
> script in the ALSA-driver package to do that. Otherwise I can't help
> you because I never tried devfs and linux 2.5.x.

No. /dev/snd is a symbolic link to /proc/asound/dev,
and that symbolic link was created by the script you mention.
(I am not using devfs.)

So the missing "/dev/snd/controlC0" should actually be created
by the ALSA modules in the proc filesystem as
"/proc/asound/dev/controlC0". But only the timer device is there.

(This works under Red Hat 9's standard kernel with the ALSA 0.9.3
drivers, by the way.)


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