ALSA on iMac + ESD problems

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Mon Sep 20 02:43:44 UTC 2004

On Sun, Sep 19, 2004 at 08:20:48PM -0400, Rob Diehl wrote:
> Keeping with the iMac questions... has anybody had any luck getting ALSA 
> running on an iMac? It isn't reporting any compatible devices on this 
> machine. Also, ESD is keeping sound from working in any Gnome apps. As 
> long as the ESD process is running, applications are reporting that my 
> audio device is in use (or something to that effect). If I kill the 
> process, the application is able to send sound to /dev/dsp without 
> problems. I guess either ESD doesn't like my sound hardware or it is not 
> configured properly.

Try loading the snd-powermac module.


Colin Watson                                    [cjwatson at]

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