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Re: [K12OSN] esd_ALSA_sound_on_LTSP_4_2 on K12LTSP 5.0.0

Heh, or you could just *ask* me.  I don't bite.  Hi, Gadi here - I put
together said package.  Actually, to revert back on a K12 box, you could
just ask yum to reinstall the original rpm, and it should put the K12
box back the way it was originally.

I wouldnt recommend just copying back the old rc.sound file, because the
esd binaries in this package are compiled against ALSA (as opposed to
the originals, compiled against OSS), so to revert you would need the
originals.  But, luckily, you are on a package-based system, so yum or
apt or any other package manager you use should be able to reinstall the
original rpm, if you ask nicely. :)

BTW, as long as the version of K12LTSP you are using is using LTSP 4.2,
the package should work without problems.



On Wed, 2006-12-13 at 05:53 -0800, Rob Owens wrote:
> Carl,
> I just installed this package in Xubuntu 6.10 running
> LTSP 4.2, and I can say it worked well for me.  There
> is no uninstall script, but I just took a look at the
> install script and I think I know how you would
> manually uninstall it.  
> Besides copying some driver files to your ltsp tree,
> it also modifies /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/rc.sound --
> luckily, it makes a backup of the old file as
> rc.sound.symbiont.bak  I think this is the only file
> you would have to change to revert back to your
> original state.  
> I don't think the mere presence of driver files would
> cause any harm -- I think it is the rc.sound file that
> calls those drivers.  If you wanted, you could also
> delete /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/audiolist-alsa, which is
> another file that the install script places in your
> ltsp tree.
> If you want to track down all the driver files, you
> could untar the ltsp-alsa-*.tgz files that came in the
> original tar file, then track down those files in your
> ltsp tree and delete them.  I just tried it, and there
> are a lot of files to track down, and I don't think
> it's necessary to do.
> Summary--  I think you can revert to your original
> settings with this command:
> mv /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/rc.sound.symbiont.bak
> /opt/ltsp/i386/etc/rc.sound
> Good luck!
> -Rob
> --- Carl Keil <carl snarlnet com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > Has anyone tried this on K12LTSP 5.0.0
> > 
> >
> http://wiki.ltsp.org/twiki/bin/view/Ltsp/WorkInProgress#esd_ALSA_sound_on_LTSP_4_2
> > 
> > NTAVO is recommending this as a possible solution to
> > a choppy audio problem on my 6030P's during major
> > screen redraws that I asked about here a while ago.
> > 
> > I'm wondering if this works and/or is recommended
> > with K12LTSP 5.0.0 and also if there's a way to
> > uninstall this (revert back to what I have now) if
> > it does nothing or harm.
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > ck
> > 
> > 
> > 
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