no snd-powermac in /etc/modules on powerpc

Bug #60381 reported by Martin Pitt on 2006-09-14
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Affects Status Importance Assigned to Milestone
hw-detect (Debian)
Fix Released
Unknown
hw-detect (Ubuntu)
Wishlist
Unassigned
Nominated for Hardy by Onkar Shinde

Bug Description

Subject says it all. For the records:

<Kamion> pitti: deliberate this time
<Kamion> pitti: snd-powermac crashes some G5s apparently
<Kamion> pitti: I don't think I'm going to revert this onee
<Kamion> unless I can find some better way to detect the machines that it crashes
<pitti> oh, too bad; that's something for the release notes then?
<Kamion> probably, yeah
<Kamion> 2.6.18 will fix it properly
<Kamion> (AIUI)

Martin Pitt (pitti) on 2006-09-14
Changed in hw-detect:
status: Unconfirmed → Confirmed
Colin Watson (cjwatson) on 2006-10-03
Changed in hw-detect:
importance: Undecided → Wishlist
brandonchristel (brchrist) wrote :

Anyone know how to fix this?
I can't figure out how to install it after the fact. Yes, I'm new.

Martin Pitt (pitti) wrote :

Just add 'snd-powermac' to /etc/modules. You can use the following 'fire-and-forget' shell rune:

echo snd-powermac | sudo tail -a /etc/modules

Onkar Shinde (onkarshinde) wrote :

Looking at Kamion's comments that '2.6.18 will fix it properly', what is the status. This is still a problem on gutsy.

Changed in hw-detect (Debian):
status: Unknown → New
Changed in hw-detect (Debian):
status: New → Fix Committed
Changed in hw-detect (Debian):
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
Changed in hw-detect (Debian):
status: Fix Released → New
Changed in hw-detect (Debian):
status: New → Fix Released
tags: added: powerpc
removed: apple g5 ppc
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