[pulseaudio-discuss] Does pulseaudio require alsa/oss

Lennart Poettering lennart at poettering.net
Tue Apr 20 07:28:42 PDT 2010

On Tue, 20.04.10 16:04, John Frankish (j-frankish at slb.com) wrote:

> Hi,
> Dumb question maybe, but..
> Does pulseaudio require alsa or oss to be configured to detect a soundcard or should it detect the soundcard without either alsa or oss configured?
> The reason I ask is that the pulseaudio udev module will not detect
> the soundcard on my dell latitude D430 with/without alsa configured,
> but module-detect will detect the soundcard as long as alsa is
> configured.

Uh? ALSA is the Linux sound driver interface. Without it your audio
hardware will of course not be accessible.

(And forget about OSS)


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