Alsa Mixer Madness

Alan Cox alan at
Tue Jun 19 15:38:02 UTC 2007

On Tue, 19 Jun 2007 09:11:18 -0600
Karl Larsen <k5di at> wrote:

>     I got an email from Mr. Cox who suggested I find the proper rpm file 
> on my DVD and install that over the bad update version which is Volume 
> Control 2.16.1 and so I looked and found the package 
> gnome-volume-manager-2.15.0-2.fc6 and put it on my desktop. Then I tried 
> rpm -U and it errored out saying a newer 
> version is loaded :-(

You need rpm -U --oldpackage

By default RPM assumes you are making a mistake by downgrading, but you
can tell it to shut up


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