On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 17:03:52 (EDT), Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
> * Reinhard Tartler [100803 16:17 -0400]:
>> On Tue, Aug 03, 2010 at 14:09:37 (EDT), Elimar Riesebieter wrote:
>> > did one read the chapter "reloading modules across APM
>> > suspend-and-resume" of /usr/share/doc/alsa-base/README.Debian?
>> This is just working around bugs in the alsa drivers in a very crude
>> way; I don't think that reloading modules is a good way to solve this
a) it doesn't work when the drivers are built statically into the kernel
b) won't libasound2 and running applications be horribly confused when
the device is being removed?
> Do we have to discuss those bugs upstream  ?
I'm really no alsa expert at all, but I imagine that libalsa manages
some kind of handles for the available soundcards and their
configurations. without knowing the details I cannot really say if and
what problems this causes, it just feels from an application programmers
POV very crude.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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