[mythtv-users] apt-get ALSA package broken

Jarod Wilson jcw at wilsonet.com
Tue Jun 8 11:54:53 EDT 2004

On Jun 8, 2004, at 07:36, Jason Donahue wrote:

> I am building yet another frontend-only box for my house, and after I
> fixed the broken apt-get/rpm dependancy, I got to the alsa install and
> did/got this:
> apt-get install alsa-kmdl-$MYKERNEL
> Reading Package Lists... Done
> Building Dependency Tree... Done
> Selecting kernel-module-alsa-2.4.22-1.2190.nptl_49.rhfc1.at for
> 'alsa-kmdl-2.4.22-1.2190.nptl_49.rhfc1.at'
> Some packages could not be installed. This may mean that you have
> requested an impossible situation or if you are using the unstable
> distribution that some required packages have not yet been created
> or been moved out of Incoming.
> Since you only requested a single operation it is extremely likely that
> the package is simply not installable and a bug report against
> that package should be filed.
> The following information may help to resolve the situation:
> The following packages have unmet dependencies:
>   kernel-module-alsa-2.4.22-1.2190.nptl_49.rhfc1.at: Depends: /dev/snd
>                                                      Depends:
> /dev/snd/hwC0D0
>                                                      Depends:
> /etc/makedev.d/alsa
> E: Broken packages
> The files it "Depends" on are apparently IN THE RPM!
> I tried signing up to report the bug, but seem unable to actually 
> it...could someone with a login, and who can submit send this in?

Try "apt-get install alsa-devices kernel-module-`uname -r`" and it 
should work. The devices were actually stripped out of the kernel 
module into their own rpm in a move to ease upgrading from FC1 to FC2.

Jarod C. Wilson, RHCE
jcw at wilsonet.com

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