Re: your mail

Tuomas Heino (
Mon, 12 May 1997 17:47:10 +0300 (EET DST)

On Mon, 12 May 1997, Pawel S. Veselov wrote:

> Hello, Regis!
> On Mon, 12 May 1997, Regis Duchesne wrote:
> >> Problem : Volume control change without any actions.
> >Do you compile your sound driver as a module? In this case, this is a
> >known bug. Your module has probably been unloaded by kerneld and when you
> >have to play a sound again, it reset the volume at a high value.
> So, the only solution is to recompile kernel with builtin sound support ?
> In my case this can make kernel too bif :(
Why doesn't anyone here seem to remember that kerneld only unloads stuff
it has loaded? The other solutions are to insmod/modprobe sound driver
manually or writing something funny in /etc/conf.modules (been so long
that I've forgot _what_ to write there to get sound volume properly
initialized when using kerneld...)