[clug] /dev/snd permissions

Eyal Lebedinsky eyal at eyal.emu.id.au
Mon Jul 5 03:02:34 MDT 2010

The OP (me) expected the upgrade to adjust what it needs. As a matter of
fact I avoid fiddling with any settings manually and allow fedora to freely take
care of business. It mostly does.

And yes, I really dislike the idea of a fresh install. For those who did not try,
doing an upgrade (via 'yum install preupgrade' etc.) leaves you with a healthy
(large) collection of .rpmnew files, many of them actually identical to the
base ones (what is the logic here?).

This (12->13) time I upgraded using the release DVD followed buy a chunky
'yum update'.

I do appreciate that this is a real, difficult, problem. We need to move away
from the plethora of config files towards a more portable way of describing
what a user wants/needs and allow each package to use this as it needs.


On 05/07/10 13:21, Daniel Pittman wrote:
> Hal Ashburner<hal.ashburner at gmail.com>  writes:
>> On 05/07/10 12:32, Daniel Pittman wrote:
>>> Hey, I strongly suspect that it already /does/ belong to "There, I fixed it",
>>> since an out-of-the-box Fedora 13 install should be getting this right...
>> I believe OP said it was an upgrade rather than a fresh install. Iirc fedora
>> recommends a fresh install rather than upgrading from one release to the next
>> via yum or similar.
> Still?  A little bird told me that they had gotten less awful over the years,
> and could now actually cope with the idea that users might not want to
> reinstall their systems annually and all.
> How disappointing, but yeah: it could explain the problem.  If the OP has a
> user account that isn't in the right groups or whatever to gain access to the
> new magic...
>          Daniel

Eyal Lebedinsky	(eyal at eyal.emu.id.au)

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