sane + alsa

James Drabb JDrabb at
Sat Nov 9 11:17:34 PST 2002

On Sat, Nov 09, 2002 at 05:20:20PM +0000, Robert Bracewell wrote:
> I have a parallel port scanner which after installing
> Sane all works but as a result my sound no longer
> works.
> In order to get parallel scanner support to work I had
> to patch the kernal as instructed by the Sane FAQ but
> after re-building the kernel alsa can no longer find
> any sound devices.
> Has anyone any pointers?
> If I rollback to prior the Sane patch then all is well
> and sound works.
> Meanwhile I will trawl the Sane archives and maybe
> even install the kernel driver for my sound card and
> see if I have the same problem.
> --
> RoB

This has nothing to do with sane.  When you recompile a kernel you
need to recompile the alsa-driver package as well.  Note that any
other alsa package does not need to be recompiled.  When you do
make modules_install, it deletes your previous modules, so the alsa
modules were lost.

Jim Drabb
Those who would sacrifice freedom for security will get neither
James Drabb JR
Programmer Analyst
Davenport, FL
JDrabb at

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