Disable OSS sound by default in Fedora 11, compat-broken-oss-sound
notting at redhat.com
Thu Feb 26 00:02:35 UTC 2009
Warren Togami (wtogami at redhat.com) said:
> Michel Salim wrote:
>> Granted that this is hopefully a rare enough scenario, but what will
>> be the user experience of someone installing compat-broken-oss?
>> - would a restart be required, or would the %post of the package load
>> the required modules?
>> - since it replaces alsa-plugins-pulseaudio, are there
>> PulseAudio-aware applications that will fail over miserably if PA is
>> not running? They probably should fall back to ALSA but we probably
>> need a test plan in place.
> If you want to put work into that, go ahead. Otherwise, there is a
> reason why it is named compat-BROKEN-oss-sound.
> Really few people will ever need this package because padsp emulation
> works in most cases.
I'd think it may just be simplest to remove the lines from
modprobe.conf.dist, and not really worry about a new conflicting package
unless there turns out to be a big need for it. AFAIK, we shouldn't need
such a package for anything in Fedora itself.
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