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Re: Proposal: stop configuring soundcards through /etc/modprobe.conf



Hans de Goede (j w r degoede hhs nl) said: 
> So our current scheme has a number of problems, which can be workaround, 
> but that would require some serious surgery to system-config-soundcard, and 
> I wonder if this is the right solution. Esp since we have been slowly 
> moving away from using /etc/modprobe.conf at all, to a system where udev 
> loads all drivers (and udev also already loads the soundrivers).
>
> We've matched this no longer using /etc/modprobe.conf for driver loading 
> and there by loosing the ability to determine "device numbers" (eth0 / 
> eth1, sdf / sdg) with smarter userspace support to determine which device 
> is what: determine which ethernet card is which by hardware address, hal 
> for removale media. I would like to propose to do the same for sound.
>
> Given that pulseaudio is integrated with hal and that we are
> moving to pulseaudio, I think that the solution is to stop trying to hard 
> assign indexes to soundcards, or to add module aliases for them to 
> /etc/modprobe.conf. Just let udev load the modules (as it already does).

Right, this is already done in rawhide - there is nothing that automatically
touches soundcards.

Bill


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