treah blade treah.blade at
Sat Nov 27 03:47:31 PST 2010

On Fri, 26 Nov 2010 22:46:33 -0600
Bruce Dubbs <bruce.dubbs at> wrote:

> Has anyone tried alsa-1.0.23?
> I built alsa-libs, alsa-plugins, alsa-utils, and alsa-tools, but when I 
> try to use aplay to test it, I get:
> ALSA lib pcm.c:2109:(snd_pcm_open_conf) Cannot open shared library 
> /usr/lib/alsa-lib/
> There are several libasound_module_*.so files, but no *
> Hardware is a generic "Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 
> 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller"
> An older version of alsa did not have any problem with playing sounds 
> (but I could not get the microphone to work).
> The problem may be that this particular system is using a quite old 
> kernel ( and it's possible that alsa-1.0.23 is not compatible 
> with the older drivers in that kernel.
> Any other ideas?
>    -- Bruce
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Tho I am not sure why a kernel driver would be calling a shared library you never know. You could try building the driver from the same series and omit the driver that gets loaded with the kernel as a test to see if that is the issue. 
treah blade <treah.blade at>

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