On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 5:19 PM, Ralf Mardorf
<ralf.mard...@alice-dsl.net> wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Sep 2016 15:01:51 +0200, Vladimir Savic wrote:
>>On Mon, Sep 19, 2016 at 2:14 PM, Ralf Mardorf
>>> your old syntax was _incomplete_.
>>Funnily enough, I never touched that file. I haven't manually
>>configured anything. Strange...
> Hi,
> you mentioned "Antergos linux (Arch based)". At least a default
> Arch Linux install doesn't add anything to /etc/modprobe.d/. No package
> I'm aware off generates /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf with some
> defaults, let alone that something detects available audio devices and
> ensures that they have a fixed order. I'm mainly running Arch Linux,
> with much real-time audio software.
> To see if a package owns /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf run
>   [rocketmouse@archlinux ~]$ pacman -Qo /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf
>   error: No package owns /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf

I get the same output. Odd... I could swear I never touched that file.

> Very unlikely, but still possible a package generated
> /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf with some default settings, but unlikely
> that it also detects available devices and decides in what order those
> devices should be made available during startup. Assuming that a
> package provides some defaults, than more likely a package
> owns /etc/modprobe.d/alsa-base.conf instead of generating it, but even
> then it unlikely index modules of available devices, to sort them that
> way.

Thanks for valuable informations.


> Regards,
> Ralf

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