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Re: Who is to write /etc/modprobe.conf?



Pete Zaitcev (zaitcev redhat com) said: 
> > Won't work. You can't have an alias to an alias with the new module
> > tools.
> 
> My bad. The sound-slot-0 alias is entirely unnecessary.

Not exactly. Opening the OSS devices will try and load sound-slot-0;
there's a hack for this in modprobe.conf.dist.

> Actually, one more question. The system-config-soundcard depends on sox,
> because it uses play(1). Would it be worth the trouble to redo it to use
> aplay(1) and depend on alsa-utils instead?

If aplay does format conversion as necessary, sure.

Bill



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