[kwlug-disc] The least hassle upgrade in years ...

R. Brent Clements rbclemen at gmail.com
Mon May 17 14:29:53 EDT 2010


I gave it a test drive on my system, and the hitch was the M-Audio
1010LT pro soundcard. I have not yet looked into the solution. But
that is definitely not going to be a common problem for users. That
was a fresh install btw

On 5/17/10, Adam Glauser <adamglauser at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 17/05/2010 1:06 PM, Lori Paniak wrote:
>> What kind of hardware was that Adam?  I had similar troubles with a Acer
>> Revo and a fresh Mythbuntu install.
>
> Creative X-Fi (Fatal1ty gaming edition or something like that).  I'm not
> sure if the exact model, as it was given to me by a friend.
>
>
>> Why does alsa insist on muting channels by default?  It gives a lot of
>> people the impression that they don't have sound when in fact they do.
>> alsamixer should not be part of the install process.
>
> Good question.  I had the same sort of problem when I tried to set up
> audio over HDMI on my XBMC box.  It took quite a bit of fooling around
> until I figured that one out.  I should recommend ALSA as a fishing lure
> - it seems to attract red herrings. :)
>
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