[pulseaudio-discuss] Does pulseaudio require alsa/oss
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:
> 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
Uh? ALSA is the Linux sound driver interface. Without it your audio
hardware will of course not be accessible.
(And forget about OSS)
Lennart Poettering Red Hat, Inc.
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