Re: [Bug #10679] 2.6.26-rc1 regression:e5e1d3cb20034a3cbcfff1f0bae12201aa2ce17e breaks artsd

From: Dave Jones
Date: Sat May 17 2008 - 17:32:26 EST

On Sun, May 18, 2008 at 01:02:20AM +0400, Stas Sergeev wrote:
> Hello.
> Dave Jones wrote:
> > More seriously, it doesn't seem that there's any way we can build
> > this driver modular without it screwing up already working systems
> > unless we cripple its MODULE_ALIAS to not autoload, allowing users
> Maybe it is possible to adjust the
> /etc/modprobe.d/modprobe.conf.dist
> of module-init-tools and add there
> something like the following?
> options snd-pcsp index=10
> It will then never became a default
> driver.

Unless someone has 10 sound cards :-) (Sounds bizarre, but I never tire
of seeing some of the creative situations our users get themselves into).

Something like this is probably the only real supportable way to do it though.
It would be great if alsa took something like -1 to mean 'never make this default'.

But until that lands in a module-init-tools update, we're kind of stuck.


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