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Author Topic: Something I thought I'd share about ALSA, UDEV, and multiple sound cards...  (Read 1456 times)
Rytz
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« on: February 24, 2010, 11:18:02 am »

Apparently, due to UDEV, ALSA doesn't always work well with multiple sound cards.  It doesn't always keep the same priority order from one boot to the next.  So sometimes when I would boot up to KDE, the wrong soundcard would be showing through "alsamixer" (I wasn't hearing sound).

See the info here on the ALSA wiki:
http://alsa.opensrc.org/index.php/MultipleCards#Wrong_sound_cards_order

My fix for this was adding my own ALSA restart script at startup (rc4).  Works like a charm now.

Just thought I'd share.



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