Esound segmentation faults and ALSA

Jochen Schroeder jschrod at
Sun Feb 1 08:46:26 PST 2004

Dagmar d'Surreal wrote:
> Okay, after breaking out the big mallet I've come to the conclusion that
> the only way to get my bttv card and my SBLive! card to not confuse the
> kernel (since when the bttv card gets initted first, it seems to grab
> some devices that would normally be provided by emu10k1) I've gotta use
> The problem I'm having is that ALSA-1.0.2 (as well as 1.0.1) breaks esd
> rather completely.  When esound is compiled without ALSA support it
> works fine, but let it link to -lasound and *b3wm* it segmentation
> faults when starting.
> Has anyone gotten this working or have any ideas?  I saw a message in
> the archives to the effect that alsa-oss needs to be compiled before
> alsa-driver but that doesn't appear to work, either.
Probably wont be much help for you, but I compiled esd against alsa-0.96 
and upgraded to 1.01 recently and esd still works fine, as far as I can 


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